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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 Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 15:36:00 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: 56%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' South, Longitude: 148° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.71 meters/second, 1514.6 km/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.68 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 25' 08.6"940.84 miwest0° 03' 43.2"4.27 minorth941.03 mi
24 hours13° 42' 42.3"894.72 mieast2° 02' 11.3"140.06 minorth910.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 5:36 AM218 km136 miles118 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaTue 5:36 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownTue 7:36 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiTue 4:36 AM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 5:36 AM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 5:36 AM2527 km1570 miles1364 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 4:36 AM2649 km1646 miles1430 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 4:36 AM2752 km1710 miles1486 nmWest W
SuvaWed 3:36 AM3444 km2140 miles1860 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 3:36 AM3642 km2263 miles1967 nmWest-northwest WNW

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