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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 20:36:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 20:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' North, Longitude: 135° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.88 meters/second, 1601.6 km/hour, 995.2 miles/hour or 864.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.2"995.05 miwest0° 10' 12.3"11.69 minorth994.91 mi
24 hours11° 19' 41.4"775.84 mieast3° 50' 33.2"264.10 minorth815.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 10:36 AM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 10:36 AM2794 km1736 miles1509 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 10:36 AM3217 km1999 miles1737 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Tue 1:36 PM3387 km2105 miles1829 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloTue 1:36 PM3479 km2161 miles1878 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Tue 1:36 PM3550 km2206 miles1917 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixTue 1:36 PM3714 km2308 miles2005 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownTue 12:36 PM3716 km2309 miles2007 nmSouth S
Las Vegas *Tue 1:36 PM3742 km2325 miles2021 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Tue 3:36 PM4138 km2571 miles2234 nmEast-northeast ENE
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