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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 21:26:00 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 21:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 13' North, Longitude: 147° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.72 meters/second, 1601.0 km/hour, 994.8 miles/hour or 864.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.0"994.69 miwest0° 10' 10.0"11.64 minorth994.55 mi
24 hours11° 19' 50.7"775.74 mieast3° 49' 27.3"262.84 minorth814.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 11:26 AM1268 km788 miles685 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 11:26 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 11:26 AM2855 km1774 miles1541 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 10:26 AM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 9:26 AM3302 km2052 miles1783 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 11:26 AM3511 km2181 miles1896 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaWed 10:26 AM3600 km2237 miles1944 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 10:26 AM3812 km2368 miles2058 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 10:26 AM3871 km2405 miles2090 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 9:26 AM4100 km2547 miles2214 nmWest-southwest WSW
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