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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 16:26:00 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 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' South, Longitude: 160° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.86 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.69 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 25' 10.8"941.18 miwest0° 03' 49.6"4.39 minorth941.37 mi
24 hours13° 41' 38.9"893.85 mieast2° 04' 29.7"142.71 minorth910.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaTue 6:26 AM240 km149 miles130 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiTue 5:26 AM948 km589 miles512 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 6:26 AM1214 km754 miles656 nmEast E
Apia *Wed 6:26 AM1310 km814 miles707 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 5:26 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 5:26 AM1567 km974 miles846 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaWed 4:26 AM2183 km1356 miles1178 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 6:26 AM2379 km1478 miles1284 nmNorth N
FunafutiWed 4:26 AM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 4:26 AM2750 km1709 miles1485 nmNorthwest NW

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