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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 16:46:00 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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 14' South, Longitude: 152° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.63 meters/second, 1535.9 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 26' 28.9"954.13 miwest0° 06' 36.6"7.58 minorth954.45 mi
24 hours13° 07' 27.2"867.15 mieast3° 04' 52.4"211.86 minorth899.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Wed 6:46 AM86 km53 miles46 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteWed 6:46 AM263 km164 miles142 nmEast E
RarotongaWed 6:46 AM927 km576 miles501 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 5:46 AM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 6:46 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 6:46 AM2191 km1362 miles1183 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoThu 5:46 AM2254 km1400 miles1217 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownWed 8:46 AM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaThu 5:46 AM2473 km1537 miles1335 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaThu 4:46 AM3133 km1947 miles1692 nmWest W
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