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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 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: 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 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' South, Longitude: 178° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.07 meters/second, 1605.8 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.1 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' 16.8"997.75 miwest0° 11' 41.5"13.39 minorth998.00 mi
24 hours347° 59' 27.5"827.04 miwest4° 41' 37.6"322.51 minorth889.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 4:00 AM355 km221 miles192 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 4:00 AM826 km513 miles446 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 4:00 AM973 km604 miles525 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 5:00 AM1210 km752 miles653 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 4:00 AM1401 km870 miles756 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaFri 4:00 AM1412 km877 miles762 nmSouth S
ApiaFri 5:00 AM1414 km879 miles764 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 4:00 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaFri 3:00 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 5:00 AM1870 km1162 miles1009 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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