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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 20:04:00 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 20:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 42' North, Longitude: 139° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.36 meters/second, 1614.1 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.7"1002.86 miwest0° 11' 05.7"12.71 minorth1002.84 mi
24 hours11° 17' 50.5"779.83 mieast4° 17' 16.9"294.65 minorth831.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 10:04 AM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 10:04 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 10:04 AM2802 km1741 miles1513 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownMon 12:04 PM3332 km2070 miles1799 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 10:04 AM3552 km2207 miles1918 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 9:04 AM3832 km2381 miles2069 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Mon 1:04 PM4003 km2487 miles2161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaTue 9:04 AM4082 km2536 miles2204 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloMon 1:04 PM4100 km2547 miles2214 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 1:04 PM4143 km2575 miles2237 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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