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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 Friday, April 12, 2013 at 00:28:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 37' North, Longitude: 169° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.55 meters/second, 1557.2 km/hour, 967.6 miles/hour or 840.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.13 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.1"967.36 miwest0° 06' 53.4"7.90 minorth967.12 mi
24 hours11° 34' 05.9"770.75 mieast2° 22' 40.0"163.51 minorth783.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 2:28 PM1343 km834 miles725 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayThu 1:28 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandThu 12:28 PM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 2:28 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 12:28 PM2344 km1457 miles1266 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 12:28 PM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 12:28 PM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoFri 1:28 PM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 12:28 PM2964 km1842 miles1601 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 12:28 PM3186 km1980 miles1721 nmWest-southwest WSW

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