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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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 00:14:00 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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 28' North, Longitude: 160° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.95 meters/second, 1612.6 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 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"1001.94 miwest0° 10' 58.8"12.57 minorth1001.89 mi
24 hours11° 17' 44.0"778.96 mieast4° 13' 32.6"290.38 minorth828.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirTue 11:14 AM354 km220 miles191 nmNorthwest NW
KoloniaTue 11:14 AM355 km221 miles192 nmNorthwest NW
YarenTue 12:14 PM927 km576 miles501 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroTue 12:14 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaTue 12:14 PM1460 km907 miles788 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 11:14 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmSouth S
Wake IslandTue 12:14 PM1782 km1107 miles962 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HagåtñaTue 10:14 AM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyTue 10:14 AM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraTue 9:14 AM2305 km1432 miles1244 nmWest-southwest WSW
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