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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 Friday, June 28, 2013 at 14:00:00 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: 67%

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 Friday, June 28, 2013 at 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 04' South, Longitude: 140° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.61 meters/second, 1615.0 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.2"1003.44 miwest0° 11' 41.8"13.39 minorth1003.56 mi
24 hours11° 35' 13.7"801.35 mieast4° 35' 32.3"315.53 minorth860.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 4:30 AM883 km549 miles477 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSat 4:00 AM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 4:00 AM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownFri 6:00 AM2877 km1788 miles1554 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 4:00 AM3066 km1905 miles1655 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 4:00 AM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 3:00 AM3535 km2197 miles1909 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaSat 3:00 AM3731 km2318 miles2015 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 3:00 AM3784 km2351 miles2043 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 2:00 AM4018 km2496 miles2169 nmWest W
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