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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 03:36:00 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 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 15' North, Longitude: 122° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.48 meters/second, 1596.5 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.53 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.0"991.91 miwest0° 09' 51.8"11.30 minorth991.74 mi
24 hours11° 21' 08.2"775.07 mieast3° 40' 57.5"253.12 minorth811.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Iloilo CityWed 11:36 AM160 km100 miles87 nmNorth N
BacolodWed 11:36 AM161 km100 miles87 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cebu CityWed 11:36 AM183 km114 miles99 nmNortheast NE
Marawi CityWed 11:36 AM231 km144 miles125 nmSoutheast SE
Cagayan de OroWed 11:36 AM241 km150 miles130 nmEast-southeast ESE
Zamboanga CityWed 11:36 AM265 km165 miles143 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoWed 11:36 AM410 km255 miles221 nmSoutheast SE
Puerto PrincesaWed 11:36 AM428 km266 miles231 nmWest W
General SantosWed 11:36 AM448 km278 miles242 nmSoutheast SE
MakatiWed 11:36 AM612 km380 miles330 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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