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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 25, 2013 at 16:00:00 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: 93%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 02' South, Longitude: 152° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.78 meters/second, 1558.0 km/hour, 968.1 miles/hour or 841.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.13 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 25' 24.8"967.94 miwest0° 09' 26.6"10.82 minorth968.33 mi
24 hours13° 26' 11.5"901.72 mieast4° 06' 21.2"282.23 minorth951.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyWed 2:00 AM768 km477 miles414 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsWed 2:00 AM787 km489 miles425 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoWed 3:00 AM811 km504 miles438 nmNortheast NE
ArawaWed 2:00 AM927 km576 miles501 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraWed 3:00 AM961 km597 miles519 nmEast-northeast ENE
BukaWed 2:00 AM982 km610 miles530 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeWed 2:00 AM1007 km625 miles543 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneWed 2:00 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmSouth S
Port VilaWed 3:00 AM1744 km1084 miles942 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraWed 1:00 AM1814 km1127 miles980 nmNorthwest NW

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