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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 01:04:00 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 01:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 37' North, Longitude: 148° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.86 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 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' 44.6"1001.73 miwest0° 10' 57.2"12.55 minorth1001.68 mi
24 hours11° 17' 44.0"778.80 mieast4° 12' 45.4"289.48 minorth828.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaTue 11:04 AM1047 km651 miles565 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraTue 10:04 AM1142 km710 miles617 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 12:04 PM1142 km710 miles617 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokTue 10:04 AM1527 km949 miles824 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyTue 11:04 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 10:04 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraTue 12:04 PM2034 km1264 miles1099 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 1:04 PM2167 km1347 miles1170 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsTue 11:04 AM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmSouth S
MajuroTue 1:04 PM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmEast E
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