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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 Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 22:14:00 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: 7%

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 Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 22:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 25' South, Longitude: 177° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.11 meters/second, 1616.8 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 873.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.0"1004.56 miwest0° 11' 26.8"13.11 minorth1004.66 mi
24 hours348° 38' 04.3"786.13 miwest4° 31' 03.3"310.40 minorth844.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaMon 10:14 AM583 km362 miles315 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSun 10:14 AM628 km390 miles339 nmEast E
FunafutiMon 10:14 AM907 km563 miles490 nmSouth S
MajuroMon 10:14 AM1121 km697 miles605 nmNorthwest NW
YarenMon 10:14 AM1224 km761 miles661 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 11:14 AM1557 km968 miles841 nmSoutheast SE
ApiaMon 11:14 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaMon 10:14 AM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmSouth S
Port VilaMon 9:14 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraMon 9:14 AM2225 km1383 miles1201 nmWest-southwest WSW
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