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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 15:00:00 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: 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 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 34' South, Longitude: 166° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.89 meters/second, 1605.2 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 29' 12.9"997.35 miwest0° 11' 40.7"13.37 minorth997.61 mi
24 hours12° 01' 55.7"828.36 mieast4° 41' 37.3"322.51 minorth891.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiFri 4:00 AM465 km289 miles251 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoFri 4:00 AM633 km393 miles342 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaFri 4:00 AM1056 km656 miles570 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 3:00 AM1236 km768 miles667 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 5:00 AM1348 km838 miles728 nmNortheast NE
AlofiThu 4:00 AM1526 km948 miles824 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 3:00 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 5:00 AM1898 km1180 miles1025 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaFri 4:00 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaFri 3:00 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmSouthwest SW
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