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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 05:26:00 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: 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 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' North, Longitude: 176° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.27 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.7"953.29 miwest0° 04' 22.3"5.01 misouth953.50 mi
24 hours348° 41' 44.0"741.96 miwest2° 07' 35.5"146.24 misouth760.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandWed 5:26 PM1073 km667 miles580 nmWest W
MidwayTue 6:26 PM1236 km768 miles668 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MajuroWed 5:26 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 5:26 PM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 5:26 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 5:26 PM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirWed 4:26 PM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 7:26 PM2671 km1660 miles1442 nmEast E
FunafutiWed 5:26 PM2992 km1859 miles1616 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 6:26 PM3344 km2078 miles1806 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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