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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 21:14:00 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: 13%

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 21:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 11' South, Longitude: 179° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.93 meters/second, 1608.9 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.5"999.66 miwest0° 11' 17.1"12.92 minorth999.89 mi
24 hours11° 34' 56.7"797.90 mieast4° 33' 54.1"313.66 minorth859.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 9:14 AM411 km255 miles222 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 9:14 AM664 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RawakiSun 10:14 AM950 km590 miles513 nmEast E
FakaofoSun 10:14 AM989 km614 miles534 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaSun 9:14 AM1138 km707 miles614 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaSun 10:14 AM1253 km779 miles677 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaSun 9:14 AM1457 km906 miles787 nmSouth S
YarenSun 9:14 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroSun 9:14 AM1734 km1078 miles937 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSun 10:14 AM1816 km1129 miles981 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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