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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 16:20:00 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 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 18' South, Longitude: 173° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.13 meters/second, 1606.1 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 18.2"997.89 miwest0° 11' 41.8"13.39 minorth998.13 mi
24 hours347° 59' 54.8"826.60 miwest4° 41' 37.4"322.51 minorth889.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 4:20 AM702 km436 miles379 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaFri 4:20 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth N
YarenFri 4:20 AM923 km574 miles499 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 4:20 AM1246 km775 miles673 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 4:20 AM1406 km874 miles759 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaFri 3:20 AM1496 km930 miles808 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaFri 4:20 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraFri 3:20 AM1588 km987 miles857 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 5:20 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmEast-southeast ESE
ApiaFri 5:20 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmEast-southeast ESE

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