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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 20:14:00 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: 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 20:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 44' North, Longitude: 141° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.34 meters/second, 1614.0 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 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' 42.8"1002.83 miwest0° 11' 05.5"12.70 minorth1002.80 mi
24 hours11° 17' 50.0"779.79 mieast4° 17' 08.4"294.49 minorth831.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 10:14 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 10:14 AM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 10:14 AM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaMon 10:14 AM3395 km2110 miles1833 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownMon 12:14 PM3422 km2126 miles1848 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoTue 9:14 AM3586 km2228 miles1936 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaTue 9:14 AM3850 km2392 miles2079 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 8:14 AM3892 km2418 miles2102 nmWest W
AlofiMon 9:14 AM3990 km2480 miles2155 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Mon 1:14 PM4141 km2573 miles2236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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