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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 Saturday, June 29, 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: 56%

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 Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 52' North, Longitude: 155° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.17 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.9"1002.44 miwest0° 11' 06.0"12.71 minorth1002.41 mi
24 hours11° 17' 57.9"779.82 mieast4° 15' 33.2"292.68 minorth830.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 5:50 AM305 km189 miles164 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluSat 5:50 AM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmNorth N
FakaofoSun 4:50 AM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 3:50 AM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmWest W
PapeeteSat 5:50 AM2453 km1525 miles1325 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ApiaSun 4:50 AM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSat 5:50 AM2816 km1750 miles1521 nmSouth S
AlofiSat 4:50 AM2990 km1858 miles1614 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSun 3:50 AM3128 km1944 miles1689 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSun 4:50 AM3506 km2179 miles1893 nmSouthwest SW

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