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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 Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 17:48:00 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: 26%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, July 8, 2013 at 7:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 20' North, Longitude: 150° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.40 meters/second, 1560.2 km/hour, 969.5 miles/hour or 842.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.16 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.8"969.26 miwest0° 06' 56.3"7.95 minorth969.02 mi
24 hours11° 22' 16.6"758.66 mieast2° 25' 01.6"166.21 minorth772.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 7:48 AM1040 km646 miles561 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 7:48 AM1679 km1043 miles907 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 6:48 AM3134 km1948 miles1692 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 5:48 AM3333 km2071 miles1799 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 6:48 AM3579 km2224 miles1932 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 7:48 AM3636 km2259 miles1963 nmSouth S
San Francisco *Tue 10:48 AM3697 km2297 miles1996 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Tue 10:48 AM3820 km2374 miles2063 nmNortheast NE
ApiaWed 6:48 AM4001 km2486 miles2160 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Tue 10:48 AM4173 km2593 miles2253 nmNortheast NE
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