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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 22:48:00 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 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 27' North, Longitude: 167° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.46 meters/second, 1600.1 km/hour, 994.2 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' 44.6"994.10 miwest0° 10' 06.0"11.57 minorth993.95 mi
24 hours11° 20' 06.5"775.58 mieast3° 47' 37.7"260.75 minorth814.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 10:48 AM1338 km831 miles722 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 12:48 PM1356 km843 miles732 nmEast-southeast ESE
HonoluluTue 12:48 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoWed 11:48 AM2009 km1249 miles1085 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 10:48 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 10:48 AM2336 km1451 miles1261 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 10:48 AM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 11:48 AM2414 km1500 miles1303 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaWed 11:48 AM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmSouth S
YarenWed 10:48 AM2990 km1858 miles1615 nmWest-southwest WSW

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