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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 Wednesday, April 3, 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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 22' South, Longitude: 135° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.31 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.89 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 26' 24.6"953.40 miwest0° 06' 29.4"7.44 minorth953.71 mi
24 hours13° 09' 11.0"868.46 mieast3° 02' 18.7"208.93 minorth899.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsWed 6:36 AM640 km397 miles345 nmSouth S
AdamstownWed 7:36 AM1003 km623 miles541 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteWed 5:36 AM1528 km950 miles825 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 5:36 AM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Wed 10:36 AM2866 km1781 miles1548 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiThu 5:36 AM3230 km2007 miles1744 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 4:36 AM3674 km2283 miles1984 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 5:36 AM3938 km2447 miles2126 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 4:36 AM3998 km2484 miles2158 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 4:36 AM4218 km2621 miles2277 nmWest-southwest WSW

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