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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 16:36:00 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: 44%

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 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' South, Longitude: 149° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.59 meters/second, 1535.7 km/hour, 954.2 miles/hour or 829.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.90 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.13 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 26' 28.3"954.03 miwest0° 06' 35.6"7.56 minorth954.34 mi
24 hours13° 07' 42.1"867.33 mieast3° 04' 30.5"211.44 minorth899.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 6:36 AM32 km20 miles17 nmSouth S
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Wed 6:36 AM242 km150 miles131 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 6:36 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 5:36 AM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmWest W
AdamstownWed 8:36 AM2201 km1367 miles1188 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiThu 6:36 AM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 6:36 AM2405 km1494 miles1299 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 5:36 AM2497 km1551 miles1348 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 5:36 AM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaThu 4:36 AM3387 km2105 miles1829 nmWest W
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