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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 23:48:00 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 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 37' North, Longitude: 177° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.26 meters/second, 1599.3 km/hour, 993.8 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' 44.3"993.65 miwest0° 10' 03.2"11.51 minorth993.50 mi
24 hours348° 39' 41.1"775.47 miwest3° 46' 16.2"259.20 minorth813.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 11:48 AM747 km464 miles403 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaWed 11:48 AM958 km595 miles517 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 11:48 AM1126 km700 miles608 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 11:48 AM1576 km979 miles851 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 11:48 AM1686 km1048 miles910 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiWed 11:48 AM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 10:48 AM2175 km1351 miles1174 nmWest W
MidwayTue 12:48 PM2227 km1384 miles1203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoWed 12:48 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ApiaWed 12:48 PM2737 km1700 miles1478 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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