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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 16, 2013 at 03:18:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, July 8, 2013 at 7:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 52' South, Longitude: 142° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.32 meters/second, 1585.1 km/hour, 985.0 miles/hour or 855.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.6"984.77 miwest0° 09' 47.2"11.21 misouth984.56 mi
24 hours12° 27' 37.1"846.50 mieast3° 39' 35.3"251.58 misouth877.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 5:48 PM369 km230 miles199 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteMon 5:18 PM1077 km669 miles582 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownMon 7:18 PM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiTue 5:18 PM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaMon 5:18 PM2191 km1362 miles1183 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiMon 4:18 PM3101 km1927 miles1675 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 4:18 PM3174 km1973 miles1714 nmWest W
ApiaTue 4:18 PM3220 km2001 miles1739 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 4:18 PM3691 km2294 miles1993 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter IslandMon 9:18 PM3890 km2417 miles2100 nmEast-southeast ESE

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