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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, June 4, 2013 at 18:48:00 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: 13%

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 Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 17' North, Longitude: 146° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.49 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.31 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.0"978.44 miwest0° 08' 05.6"9.27 minorth978.21 mi
24 hours11° 16' 16.3"758.85 mieast2° 55' 06.5"200.65 minorth780.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 8:48 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 8:48 AM1734 km1078 miles937 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 8:48 AM3424 km2128 miles1849 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 7:48 AM3596 km2234 miles1942 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 6:48 AM3605 km2240 miles1947 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Francisco *Tue 11:48 AM3614 km2246 miles1951 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Tue 11:48 AM3666 km2278 miles1980 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoWed 7:48 AM3705 km2302 miles2000 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Tue 11:48 AM4028 km2503 miles2175 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 11:48 AM4064 km2525 miles2194 nmEast-northeast ENE
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