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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 21:36:00 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 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 59' North, Longitude: 161° 31' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.4"1002.54 miwest0° 11' 03.3"12.66 minorth1002.51 mi
24 hours11° 17' 46.7"779.50 mieast4° 15' 56.9"293.13 minorth830.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 11:36 AM521 km324 miles281 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandMon 9:36 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 10:36 AM1827 km1135 miles987 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluMon 11:36 AM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaTue 10:36 AM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 9:36 AM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 10:36 AM2708 km1683 miles1462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteMon 11:36 AM2718 km1689 miles1467 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 11:36 AM2795 km1737 miles1509 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 9:36 AM2847 km1769 miles1537 nmWest W
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