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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 15:50:00 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: 66%

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 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 43' South, Longitude: 167° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.69 meters/second, 1615.3 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 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' 38.4"1003.64 miwest0° 11' 40.4"13.37 minorth1003.75 mi
24 hours11° 33' 34.1"799.52 mieast4° 34' 32.3"314.39 minorth858.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSat 4:50 AM530 km329 miles286 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 3:50 AM1059 km658 miles572 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 4:50 AM1066 km662 miles575 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 5:50 AM1114 km692 miles601 nmEast-northeast ENE
ApiaSat 4:50 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 3:50 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 4:50 AM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 3:50 AM2238 km1390 miles1208 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 5:50 AM2402 km1493 miles1297 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSat 4:50 AM2429 km1509 miles1311 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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