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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 Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 07:58:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 30' South, Longitude: 127° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.24 meters/second, 1570.5 km/hour, 975.8 miles/hour or 848.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.26 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.3"975.61 miwest0° 09' 55.2"11.37 misouth975.36 mi
24 hours13° 38' 10.6"920.92 mieast3° 35' 29.5"246.92 misouth946.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 11:58 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Thu 2:58 AM2460 km1528 miles1328 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteWed 9:58 PM2476 km1538 miles1337 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 9:58 PM3604 km2239 miles1946 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 9:58 PM3699 km2298 miles1997 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:58 AM4334 km2693 miles2340 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 8:58 PM4632 km2878 miles2501 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Thu 2:58 AM4678 km2907 miles2526 nmNortheast NE
ApiaThu 8:58 PM4837 km3005 miles2612 nmWest W
GuatemalaThu 1:58 AM5025 km3123 miles2714 nmNortheast NE

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