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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 Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 17:14:00 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: 33%

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 Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 17:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 05' South, Longitude: 145° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.98 meters/second, 1562.3 km/hour, 970.8 miles/hour or 843.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.18 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 27' 59.6"970.62 miwest0° 08' 48.9"10.10 minorth970.99 mi
24 hours12° 31' 37.1"840.52 mieast3° 50' 16.6"263.81 minorth887.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 7:14 AM567 km352 miles306 nmSouthwest SW
TaiohaeThu 7:44 AM875 km544 miles473 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 7:14 AM1693 km1052 miles914 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 9:14 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiFri 7:14 AM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 6:14 AM2645 km1643 miles1428 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 7:14 AM2821 km1753 miles1523 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 6:14 AM2835 km1762 miles1531 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 6:14 AM3226 km2005 miles1742 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 5:14 AM3746 km2328 miles2023 nmWest-northwest WNW

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