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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 Monday, June 3, 2013 at 17:48:00 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: 21%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 3, 2013 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 35' North, Longitude: 143° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.35 meters/second, 1596.1 km/hour, 991.7 miles/hour or 861.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.53 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 32' 17.1"991.60 miwest0° 09' 33.1"10.94 minorth991.43 mi
24 hours11° 07' 35.8"758.94 mieast3° 33' 55.6"245.07 minorth793.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 7:48 AM1789 km1111 miles966 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 7:48 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteMon 7:48 AM3081 km1915 miles1664 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Mon 10:48 AM3714 km2308 miles2005 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 10:48 AM3749 km2329 miles2024 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoTue 6:48 AM3753 km2332 miles2027 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 5:48 AM3837 km2384 miles2072 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaMon 7:48 AM3864 km2401 miles2086 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HermosilloMon 10:48 AM3986 km2477 miles2153 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Mon 10:48 AM4079 km2534 miles2202 nmNortheast NE
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