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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 Friday, April 5, 2013 at 18:18:00 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: 23%

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 Friday, April 5, 2013 at 18:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 04' South, Longitude: 148° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.26 meters/second, 1588.5 km/hour, 987.1 miles/hour or 857.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.45 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 29' 27.0"986.95 miwest0° 10' 22.7"11.89 minorth987.28 mi
24 hours11° 59' 42.4"816.99 mieast4° 20' 04.9"297.88 minorth874.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 8:18 AM833 km518 miles450 nmSouth S
TaiohaeFri 8:48 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmEast E
KiritimatiSat 8:18 AM1638 km1018 miles884 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaFri 8:18 AM1721 km1070 miles929 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 7:18 AM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmWest W
AlofiFri 7:18 AM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 8:18 AM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 10:18 AM2564 km1593 miles1384 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 7:18 AM3100 km1926 miles1674 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 6:18 AM3291 km2045 miles1777 nmWest-northwest WNW
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