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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 23:48:00 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 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 23' North, Longitude: 166° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.99 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 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' 44.3"1002.04 miwest0° 10' 59.5"12.59 minorth1002.00 mi
24 hours11° 17' 44.0"779.05 mieast4° 13' 56.9"290.84 minorth828.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenTue 11:48 AM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth S
MajuroTue 11:48 AM602 km374 miles325 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaTue 11:48 AM792 km492 miles428 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirTue 10:48 AM966 km600 miles522 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandTue 11:48 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmNorth N
HoniaraTue 10:48 AM1692 km1052 miles914 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 11:48 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiTue 11:48 AM2006 km1246 miles1083 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaTue 10:48 AM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 9:48 AM2593 km1612 miles1400 nmWest-northwest WNW
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