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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 16:50:00 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: 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 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 13' South, Longitude: 166° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.21 meters/second, 1606.4 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 29' 20.2"998.08 miwest0° 11' 42.1"13.40 minorth998.32 mi
24 hours11° 59' 24.1"825.95 mieast4° 41' 36.7"322.49 minorth888.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenFri 4:50 AM519 km323 miles280 nmNorth N
HoniaraFri 3:50 AM859 km534 miles464 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 4:50 AM1030 km640 miles556 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 3:50 AM1400 km870 miles756 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 4:50 AM1453 km903 miles785 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroFri 4:50 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirFri 3:50 AM1629 km1012 miles879 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaFri 4:50 AM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 4:50 AM1985 km1234 miles1072 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyFri 2:50 AM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmWest-southwest WSW
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