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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 23:38:00 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 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 35' North, Longitude: 179° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.29 meters/second, 1599.5 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.6 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 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.4"993.73 miwest0° 10' 03.7"11.52 minorth993.58 mi
24 hours11° 20' 16.6"775.49 mieast3° 46' 29.9"259.46 minorth813.56 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 11:38 AM997 km620 miles538 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroWed 11:38 AM1009 km627 miles545 nmWest W
TarawaWed 11:38 AM1128 km701 miles609 nmSouthwest SW
YarenWed 11:38 AM1789 km1111 miles966 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 11:38 AM1884 km1170 miles1017 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiWed 11:38 AM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 12:38 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmNorth N
FakaofoWed 12:38 PM2199 km1367 miles1188 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 10:38 AM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 1:38 PM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmEast-southeast ESE

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