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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 03:34:00 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 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 58' North, Longitude: 145° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.78 meters/second, 1554.4 km/hour, 965.9 miles/hour or 839.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.10 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.7"965.64 miwest0° 06' 38.6"7.61 minorth965.40 mi
24 hours11° 34' 56.7"770.35 mieast2° 16' 23.3"156.32 minorth781.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanFri 1:34 PM86 km54 miles47 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 1:34 PM302 km188 miles163 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokFri 12:34 PM1544 km960 miles834 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirFri 2:34 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraFri 12:34 PM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 3:34 PM2231 km1386 miles1204 nmEast-northeast ENE
YokohamaFri 12:34 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoFri 12:34 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManokwariFri 12:34 PM2272 km1411 miles1227 nmSouthwest SW
NagoyaFri 12:34 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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