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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

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

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, April 9, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 90%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, April 6, 2012 at 7:20 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, April 13, 2012 at 10:51 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 9, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' South, Longitude: 138° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.13 meters/second, 1501.7 km/hour, 933.1 miles/hour or 810.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.55 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 23' 04.7"932.77 miwest0° 05' 04.6"5.82 misouth932.53 mi
24 hours14° 45' 54.1"957.42 mieast1° 19' 11.2"90.80 misouth957.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsMon 2:44 AM494 km307 miles267 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownMon 3:44 AM1025 km637 miles553 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteMon 1:44 AM1185 km737 miles640 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 1:44 AM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmWest W
Easter Island *Mon 6:44 AM3078 km1913 miles1662 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiTue 1:44 AM3192 km1983 miles1723 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 12:44 AM3270 km2032 miles1765 nmWest W
ApiaTue 12:44 AM3585 km2228 miles1936 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 12:44 AM3697 km2297 miles1996 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 12:44 AM3792 km2356 miles2048 nmWest W

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