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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 22:38:00 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 22:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 25' North, Longitude: 165° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.49 meters/second, 1600.2 km/hour, 994.3 miles/hour or 864.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.57 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.8"994.17 miwest0° 10' 06.6"11.58 minorth994.02 mi
24 hours11° 20' 04.7"775.60 mieast3° 47' 51.1"261.01 minorth814.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 12:38 PM1137 km706 miles614 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandTue 10:38 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 12:38 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoWed 11:38 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 10:38 AM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayTue 11:38 AM2534 km1575 miles1369 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiWed 10:38 AM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaWed 11:38 AM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 10:38 AM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmWest W
AlofiTue 11:38 AM3081 km1915 miles1664 nmSouth S

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