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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 21:34:00 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 21:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 58' North, Longitude: 161° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.22 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.6 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"1002.55 miwest0° 11' 03.3"12.66 minorth1002.52 mi
24 hours11° 17' 46.7"779.50 mieast4° 15' 58.6"293.16 minorth830.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 11:34 AM473 km294 miles255 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandMon 9:34 AM1768 km1098 miles954 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 10:34 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluMon 11:34 AM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmNorth N
ApiaTue 10:34 AM2299 km1428 miles1241 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 9:34 AM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteMon 11:34 AM2692 km1673 miles1453 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiMon 10:34 AM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaMon 11:34 AM2791 km1735 miles1507 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 9:34 AM2901 km1802 miles1566 nmWest W

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