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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 10:56:00.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, April 8, 2020 at 2:35 am
Next phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 14, 2020 at 10:56 pm

Position of the Moon: Sublunar Point

On Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 46' South, Longitude: 144° 01' West

The ground speed is currently 438.95 meters/second, 1580.2 kilometres/hour, 981.9 miles/hour or 853.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.36 miWest0° 00' 13.7"0.26 miSouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 26' 47.0"981.67 miWest0° 13' 38.3"15.63 miSouth981.43 mi
24 hours13° 24' 36.5"911.27 miEast5° 02' 09.4"346.19 miSouth966.57 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 1:26 am532 km331 miles287 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 12:56 am958 km595 miles517 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 12:56 am2033 km1263 miles1098 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaThu 12:56 am2043 km1270 miles1103 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 2:56 am2158 km1341 miles1165 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiWed 11:56 pm2930 km1821 miles1582 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 11:56 pm2984 km1854 miles1611 nmWest W
ApiaThu 11:56 pm3037 km1887 miles1640 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 11:56 pm3522 km2188 miles1902 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 10:56 pm3792 km2356 miles2048 nmWest-northwest WNW

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