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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 02:24:00 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 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' North, Longitude: 162° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.07 meters/second, 1555.5 km/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.11 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.6"966.29 miwest0° 06' 44.2"7.72 minorth966.05 mi
24 hours11° 34' 37.8"770.51 mieast2° 18' 45.8"159.04 minorth782.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 2:24 PM556 km345 miles300 nmNortheast NE
PalikirFri 1:24 PM1110 km690 miles600 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 2:24 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 2:24 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 2:24 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 12:24 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmWest W
MidwayThu 3:24 PM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraFri 1:24 PM2812 km1748 miles1519 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 2:24 PM2856 km1774 miles1542 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoFri 11:24 AM3182 km1977 miles1718 nmNorthwest NW

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