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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 23:28:00 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 23:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 34' North, Longitude: 177° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.33 meters/second, 1599.6 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.4"993.80 miwest0° 10' 04.2"11.53 minorth993.65 mi
24 hours11° 20' 14.6"775.51 mieast3° 46' 43.5"259.72 minorth813.66 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 11:28 AM930 km578 miles502 nmSouth S
MajuroWed 11:28 AM1273 km791 miles687 nmWest W
TarawaWed 11:28 AM1330 km826 miles718 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 11:28 AM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenWed 11:28 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandWed 11:28 AM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoWed 12:28 PM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayTue 12:28 PM2175 km1352 miles1175 nmNorth N
KiritimatiWed 1:28 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmEast-southeast ESE
HonoluluTue 1:28 PM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmNortheast NE

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