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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 12:48:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 34' North, Longitude: 151° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.89 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 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' 44.5"1001.80 miWest0° 10' 57.8"12.55 miNorth1001.75 mi
24 hours11° 17' 44.0"778.85 miEast4° 13' 00.6"289.77 miNorth828.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirTue 11:48 AM732 km455 miles395 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaTue 10:48 AM1266 km787 miles684 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraTue 9:48 AM1481 km920 miles799 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyTue 10:48 AM1639 km1018 miles885 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenTue 12:48 PM1755 km1090 miles947 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 11:48 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokTue 9:48 AM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmWest W
ManokwariTue 9:48 AM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroTue 12:48 PM2166 km1346 miles1169 nmEast E
Wake IslandTue 12:48 PM2277 km1415 miles1229 nmNortheast NE

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