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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 21:24:00 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: 2%

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 21:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 57' North, Longitude: 158° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.24 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 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' 43.4"1002.59 miwest0° 11' 03.6"12.67 minorth1002.55 mi
24 hours11° 17' 47.1"779.54 mieast4° 16' 07.4"293.33 minorth830.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 11:24 AM270 km168 miles146 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluMon 11:24 AM1924 km1195 miles1039 nmNorth N
Baker IslandMon 9:24 AM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 10:24 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaTue 10:24 AM2444 km1519 miles1320 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 11:24 AM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 11:24 AM2788 km1732 miles1505 nmSouth S
FunafutiTue 9:24 AM2820 km1752 miles1523 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 10:24 AM2829 km1758 miles1527 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaTue 9:24 AM3168 km1969 miles1711 nmWest W

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