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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 Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 05:24:00 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: 45%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:58 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, June 16, 2013 at 5:25 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 15' North, Longitude: 177° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.73 meters/second, 1619.0 km/hour, 1006.0 miles/hour or 874.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.8"1005.92 miwest0° 10' 58.9"12.58 misouth1006.01 mi
24 hours11° 09' 37.5"771.97 mieast4° 25' 32.2"304.08 misouth829.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandSat 5:24 PM79 km49 miles43 nmEast E
Howland IslandSat 5:24 PM89 km55 miles48 nmNortheast NE
RawakiSun 6:24 PM843 km524 miles455 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSun 5:24 PM1047 km651 miles566 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSun 5:24 PM1100 km683 miles594 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 6:24 PM1251 km777 miles676 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSun 5:24 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmWest-northwest WNW
ApiaSun 6:24 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 5:24 PM1771 km1101 miles956 nmWest W
SuvaSun 5:24 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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