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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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 05:02:00 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: 38%

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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 28' North, Longitude: 177° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.20 meters/second, 1534.3 km/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.2"953.12 miwest0° 04' 20.2"4.97 misouth953.33 mi
24 hours11° 18' 25.3"742.01 mieast2° 06' 48.8"145.35 misouth760.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 6:02 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmNorth N
Wake IslandWed 5:02 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest W
MajuroWed 5:02 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 5:02 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 7:02 PM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaWed 5:02 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenWed 5:02 PM2713 km1686 miles1465 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 7:02 PM2857 km1775 miles1543 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirWed 4:02 PM2940 km1827 miles1588 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 5:02 PM3007 km1868 miles1623 nmSouth S
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