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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 21:04:00 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

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 21:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 09' North, Longitude: 142° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.79 meters/second, 1601.3 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.1"994.85 miwest0° 10' 11.0"11.66 minorth994.71 mi
24 hours11° 19' 46.6"775.78 mieast3° 49' 56.5"263.39 minorth815.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 11:04 AM1788 km1111 miles965 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 11:04 AM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 11:04 AM2946 km1831 miles1591 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 10:04 AM3731 km2318 miles2015 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 11:04 AM3761 km2337 miles2031 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Tue 2:04 PM3793 km2357 miles2048 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Tue 2:04 PM3851 km2393 miles2079 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandTue 9:04 AM3873 km2407 miles2091 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownTue 1:04 PM3912 km2431 miles2113 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HermosilloTue 2:04 PM4028 km2503 miles2175 nmNortheast NE

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