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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 22:48:00 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 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 12' North, Longitude: 178° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.10 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.8"1002.28 miwest0° 11' 01.3"12.62 minorth1002.24 mi
24 hours11° 17' 44.8"779.25 mieast4° 14' 52.2"291.90 minorth829.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandMon 10:48 AM522 km324 miles282 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 10:48 AM946 km588 miles511 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroTue 10:48 AM1138 km707 miles615 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiTue 10:48 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmSouth S
YarenTue 10:48 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 11:48 AM1728 km1073 miles933 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ApiaTue 11:48 AM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandTue 10:48 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiTue 12:48 PM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmEast E
SuvaTue 10:48 AM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmSouth S
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