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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 01:24:00 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 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 41' North, Longitude: 143° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.82 meters/second, 1612.1 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.8"1001.65 miwest0° 10' 56.7"12.53 minorth1001.59 mi
24 hours11° 17' 44.1"778.73 mieast4° 12' 26.2"289.12 minorth827.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraTue 10:24 AM847 km526 miles457 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaTue 11:24 AM987 km613 miles533 nmNorth N
MelekeokTue 10:24 AM1007 km625 miles544 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariTue 10:24 AM1193 km742 miles644 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyTue 11:24 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirTue 12:24 PM1668 km1037 miles901 nmEast E
DavaoTue 9:24 AM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmWest W
ManadoTue 9:24 AM2079 km1292 miles1122 nmWest W
DarwinTue 10:54 AM2342 km1455 miles1264 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsTue 11:24 AM2405 km1494 miles1298 nmSouth S
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