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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 Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 17:00:00 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: 85%

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 Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 45' South, Longitude: 151° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.72 meters/second, 1586.6 km/hour, 985.9 miles/hour or 856.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.43 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 27' 33.4"985.74 miwest0° 11' 02.6"12.65 minorth986.09 mi
24 hours12° 37' 16.4"860.45 mieast4° 34' 12.7"314.06 minorth920.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyThu 3:00 AM470 km292 miles254 nmWest W
LaeThu 3:00 AM594 km369 miles321 nmNorthwest NW
BukaThu 3:00 AM595 km369 miles321 nmNortheast NE
ArawaThu 3:00 AM597 km371 miles322 nmNortheast NE
GizoThu 4:00 AM620 km385 miles335 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraThu 4:00 AM934 km580 miles504 nmEast E
CairnsThu 3:00 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraThu 2:00 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneThu 3:00 AM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmSouth S
PalikirThu 4:00 AM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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