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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 Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 14:50:00 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: 77%

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 Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 14:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 36' South, Longitude: 164° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.86 meters/second, 1605.1 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 29' 12.1"997.28 miwest0° 11' 40.5"13.37 minorth997.54 mi
24 hours12° 02' 09.6"828.58 mieast4° 41' 37.0"322.50 minorth891.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiFri 3:50 AM716 km445 miles387 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoFri 3:50 AM849 km527 miles458 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 4:50 AM1150 km715 miles621 nmNortheast NE
ApiaFri 3:50 AM1208 km751 miles652 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 2:50 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 3:50 AM1599 km993 miles863 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaThu 4:50 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 2:50 AM1824 km1133 miles985 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 3:50 AM2069 km1285 miles1117 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteThu 4:50 AM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmSoutheast SE

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