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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 20:54:00 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 20:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 51' North, Longitude: 151° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.28 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 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 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.0"1002.69 miwest0° 11' 04.4"12.68 minorth1002.66 mi
24 hours11° 17' 48.2"779.65 mieast4° 16' 33.8"293.83 minorth830.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 10:54 AM700 km435 miles378 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 10:54 AM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteMon 10:54 AM2373 km1475 miles1281 nmSouth S
FakaofoTue 9:54 AM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 8:54 AM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 10:54 AM2923 km1816 miles1578 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaTue 9:54 AM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiMon 9:54 AM3249 km2019 miles1754 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 8:54 AM3542 km2201 miles1912 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaTue 9:54 AM3796 km2359 miles2050 nmSouthwest SW

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