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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 21:48:00 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 21:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 17' North, Longitude: 153° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.65 meters/second, 1600.8 km/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.3 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' 45.0"994.53 miwest0° 10' 08.9"11.62 minorth994.39 mi
24 hours11° 19' 54.9"775.70 mieast3° 48' 58.0"262.28 minorth814.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 11:48 AM848 km527 miles458 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 11:48 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandTue 9:48 AM2740 km1702 miles1479 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 10:48 AM2799 km1739 miles1512 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 11:48 AM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmSouth S
ApiaWed 10:48 AM3197 km1987 miles1726 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 11:48 AM3344 km2078 miles1806 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 10:48 AM3368 km2093 miles1819 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 10:48 AM3540 km2200 miles1911 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 9:48 AM3586 km2228 miles1936 nmWest-southwest WSW

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