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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 Monday, April 8, 2013 at 19:50:00 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: 3%

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 Monday, April 8, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 39' North, Longitude: 135° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.38 meters/second, 1614.2 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.5"1002.91 miwest0° 11' 06.1"12.71 minorth1002.88 mi
24 hours11° 17' 51.2"779.88 mieast4° 17' 29.0"294.88 minorth831.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 9:50 AM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 9:50 AM2786 km1731 miles1504 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 9:50 AM3079 km1913 miles1663 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownMon 11:50 AM3238 km2012 miles1748 nmSouth S
RarotongaMon 9:50 AM3793 km2357 miles2048 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Mon 12:50 PM3828 km2379 miles2067 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 12:50 PM3850 km2393 miles2079 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 12:50 PM4018 km2496 miles2169 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixMon 12:50 PM4121 km2561 miles2225 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Mon 12:50 PM4177 km2596 miles2255 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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