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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 Saturday, April 6, 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: 14%

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 Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 18:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 44' South, Longitude: 136° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.46 meters/second, 1607.3 km/hour, 998.7 miles/hour or 867.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.8"998.62 miwest0° 11' 13.4"12.85 minorth998.86 mi
24 hours11° 37' 06.1"799.65 mieast4° 33' 16.5"312.95 minorth860.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 8:48 AM484 km301 miles262 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 8:18 AM1924 km1195 miles1039 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 10:18 AM2249 km1398 miles1214 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSun 8:18 AM2455 km1525 miles1326 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 8:18 AM3033 km1885 miles1638 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sat 1:18 PM3731 km2318 miles2015 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluSat 8:18 AM3787 km2353 miles2045 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSun 7:18 AM3843 km2388 miles2075 nmWest W
AlofiSat 7:18 AM3902 km2425 miles2107 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaSun 7:18 AM3958 km2459 miles2137 nmWest-southwest WSW
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