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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 18, 2013 at 03:18:00 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: 65%

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 Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' South, Longitude: 123° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.94 meters/second, 1598.2 km/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 863.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.8"992.89 miwest0° 10' 42.1"12.26 misouth992.75 mi
24 hours12° 20' 09.6"844.64 mieast4° 06' 25.2"282.27 misouth885.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 7:18 PM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter IslandMon 9:18 PM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 5:18 PM2968 km1845 miles1603 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 5:18 PM3874 km2407 miles2092 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsMon 9:18 PM3887 km2415 miles2099 nmEast E
Mexico City *Mon 10:18 PM4085 km2539 miles2206 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaMon 5:18 PM4112 km2555 miles2221 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloMon 8:18 PM4348 km2702 miles2348 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 9:18 PM4462 km2773 miles2409 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 9:18 PM4533 km2817 miles2448 nmEast-northeast ENE
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