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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 02:44:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 55' North, Longitude: 123° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.66 meters/second, 1611.6 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.1"1001.30 miwest0° 10' 54.2"12.49 minorth1001.24 mi
24 hours11° 17' 45.4"778.48 mieast4° 11' 08.4"287.63 minorth826.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
General SantosTue 10:44 AM193 km120 miles104 nmNortheast NE
Zamboanga CityTue 10:44 AM298 km185 miles161 nmNorthwest NW
DavaoTue 10:44 AM304 km189 miles164 nmNortheast NE
Marawi CityTue 10:44 AM344 km213 miles185 nmNorth N
ManadoTue 10:44 AM393 km244 miles212 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cagayan de OroTue 10:44 AM403 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GorontaloTue 10:44 AM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth S
Cebu CityTue 10:44 AM593 km369 miles320 nmNorth N
TernateTue 11:44 AM598 km372 miles323 nmSoutheast SE
SofifiTue 11:44 AM616 km383 miles333 nmSoutheast SE

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