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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 23:38:00 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 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 21' North, Longitude: 168° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.01 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 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 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.2"1002.08 miwest0° 10' 59.8"12.59 minorth1002.04 mi
24 hours348° 42' 15.8"779.08 miwest4° 14' 06.3"291.02 minorth828.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroTue 11:38 AM398 km247 miles215 nmNortheast NE
TarawaTue 11:38 AM556 km346 miles300 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 11:38 AM585 km364 miles316 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirTue 10:38 AM1226 km762 miles662 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandTue 11:38 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorth N
Baker IslandMon 11:38 AM1686 km1048 miles910 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 10:38 AM1821 km1132 miles983 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 11:38 AM1824 km1133 miles985 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaTue 10:38 AM2444 km1518 miles1320 nmSouth S
FakaofoTue 12:38 PM2672 km1661 miles1443 nmSoutheast SE
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