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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 Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 11:32:00 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: 98%

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 Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' South, Longitude: 172° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.20 meters/second, 1501.9 km/hour, 933.2 miles/hour or 811.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.55 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 21' 58.7"932.94 miwest0° 00' 38.6"0.74 misouth932.90 mi
24 hours344° 45' 22.0"989.89 miwest0° 27' 08.7"31.12 minorth991.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSat 10:32 PM493 km306 miles266 nmWest-northwest WNW
NadiSat 11:32 PM604 km376 miles326 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaSat 11:32 PM618 km384 miles334 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaSat 10:32 PM645 km401 miles348 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaSat 11:32 PM688 km428 miles372 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleSat 10:32 PM743 km462 miles401 nmNorthwest NW
LabasaSat 11:32 PM859 km534 miles464 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSun 12:32 AM1313 km816 miles709 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 11:32 PM1491 km927 miles805 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSat 10:32 PM1775 km1103 miles958 nmNorthwest NW
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