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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 02:44:00 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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 52' North, Longitude: 158° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.99 meters/second, 1555.2 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.11 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.3"966.10 miwest0° 06' 42.6"7.69 minorth965.86 mi
24 hours11° 34' 43.2"770.46 mieast2° 18' 05.1"158.26 minorth782.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirFri 1:44 PM991 km616 miles535 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 2:44 PM992 km617 miles536 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaFri 12:44 PM1451 km902 miles784 nmWest W
MajuroFri 2:44 PM1732 km1076 miles935 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 2:44 PM2062 km1281 miles1114 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 2:44 PM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokFri 11:44 AM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 1:44 PM2807 km1744 miles1516 nmSouth S
TokyoFri 11:44 AM2851 km1772 miles1540 nmNorthwest NW
MidwayThu 3:44 PM2877 km1788 miles1554 nmEast-northeast ENE
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