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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 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 00:08:00 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 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 40' North, Longitude: 172° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.20 meters/second, 1599.1 km/hour, 993.6 miles/hour or 863.4 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"993.51 miwest0° 10' 02.2"11.50 minorth993.35 mi
24 hours348° 39' 37.1"775.44 miwest3° 45' 48.9"258.67 minorth813.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 12:08 PM258 km160 miles139 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 12:08 PM802 km499 miles433 nmSouth S
YarenWed 12:08 PM1219 km758 miles658 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 12:08 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandTue 12:08 PM1499 km932 miles810 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirWed 11:08 AM1644 km1022 miles888 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 12:08 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayTue 1:08 PM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraWed 11:08 AM2468 km1533 miles1332 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 1:08 PM2655 km1649 miles1433 nmSoutheast SE

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