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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 15:40:00 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: 76%

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 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 26' South, Longitude: 176° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.01 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 15.5"997.62 miwest0° 11' 41.2"13.38 minorth997.87 mi
24 hours12° 01' 00.1"827.48 mieast4° 41' 37.7"322.51 minorth890.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 3:40 AM574 km356 miles310 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 3:40 AM623 km387 miles336 nmNorth N
RawakiFri 4:40 AM681 km423 miles368 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoFri 4:40 AM735 km457 miles397 nmSoutheast SE
ApiaFri 4:40 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 3:40 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaFri 3:40 AM1505 km935 miles813 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiThu 4:40 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaFri 4:40 AM1744 km1083 miles941 nmSouth S
YarenFri 3:40 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmWest-northwest WNW

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