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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 Wednesday, July 17, 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: 61%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 31' South, Longitude: 129° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.09 meters/second, 1559.1 km/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 27' 48.5"968.54 miwest0° 08' 20.2"9.55 misouth968.29 mi
24 hours13° 16' 36.8"889.11 mieast2° 56' 44.1"202.54 misouth905.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 7:18 PM1168 km726 miles631 nmSouth S
PapeeteTue 5:18 PM2136 km1328 miles1154 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter IslandTue 9:18 PM2542 km1579 miles1372 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaTue 5:18 PM3253 km2021 miles1756 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 5:18 PM3532 km2194 miles1907 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiTue 4:18 PM4293 km2668 miles2318 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaWed 4:18 PM4521 km2809 miles2441 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 4:18 PM4848 km3013 miles2618 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 5:18 PM5008 km3112 miles2704 nmNorthwest NW
Mexico City *Tue 10:18 PM5041 km3132 miles2722 nmNortheast NE

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