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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 14:50:00 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: 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 14:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 54' South, Longitude: 152° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.65 meters/second, 1615.1 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.6"1003.53 miwest0° 11' 41.2"13.38 minorth1003.65 mi
24 hours11° 34' 27.9"800.51 mieast4° 35' 05.6"315.02 minorth859.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 4:50 AM619 km385 miles334 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteFri 4:50 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 3:50 AM2276 km1415 miles1229 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 4:50 AM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 4:50 AM2526 km1570 miles1364 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaSat 3:50 AM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 2:50 AM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmWest W
AlofiFri 3:50 AM2764 km1718 miles1493 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 2:50 AM3247 km2017 miles1753 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 3:50 AM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmSouthwest SW

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