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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 20:00:00 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 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 41' North, Longitude: 138° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.36 meters/second, 1614.1 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"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.7"1002.88 miwest0° 11' 05.8"12.71 minorth1002.85 mi
24 hours11° 17' 50.7"779.84 mieast4° 17' 20.5"294.72 minorth831.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 10:00 AM2128 km1323 miles1149 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 10:00 AM2654 km1649 miles1433 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 10:00 AM2879 km1789 miles1555 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownMon 12:00 Noon3301 km2051 miles1782 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 10:00 AM3619 km2249 miles1954 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 9:00 AM3931 km2442 miles2122 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Mon 1:00 PM3951 km2455 miles2133 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 1:00 PM4027 km2502 miles2174 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 1:00 PM4105 km2551 miles2216 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaTue 9:00 AM4175 km2595 miles2255 nmWest-southwest WSW
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