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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 17, 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: 55%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, June 16, 2013 at 5:25 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 17, 2013 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 11' South, Longitude: 166° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.01 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.1"1002.04 miwest0° 11' 04.4"12.68 misouth1002.00 mi
24 hours11° 41' 04.6"806.09 mieast4° 21' 55.5"299.98 misouth857.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiMon 6:24 PM523 km325 miles282 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 6:24 PM812 km505 miles438 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 7:24 PM1176 km731 miles635 nmNortheast NE
ApiaMon 6:24 PM1240 km770 miles669 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 5:24 PM1259 km782 miles680 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 6:24 PM1698 km1055 miles917 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiMon 5:24 PM1701 km1057 miles918 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSun 7:24 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaMon 6:24 PM2122 km1318 miles1146 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaMon 5:24 PM2291 km1424 miles1237 nmSouthwest SW

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