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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 Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 05:26:00 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: 29%

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 Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' North, Longitude: 165° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.73 meters/second, 1521.8 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.76 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.3"945.34 miwest0° 02' 15.8"2.60 misouth945.45 mi
24 hours11° 27' 53.9"746.56 mieast1° 18' 52.7"90.42 misouth754.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 5:26 PM147 km92 miles80 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroTue 5:26 PM1531 km951 miles827 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirTue 4:26 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayMon 6:26 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaTue 5:26 PM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenTue 5:26 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 3:26 PM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 5:26 PM2935 km1824 miles1585 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoTue 2:26 PM3068 km1907 miles1657 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraTue 4:26 PM3280 km2038 miles1771 nmSouth S

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