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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 09:56:00 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: 64%

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 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 25' South, Longitude: 134° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.00 meters/second, 1551.6 km/hour, 964.1 miles/hour or 837.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.07 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 27' 13.9"963.86 miwest0° 07' 48.9"8.96 misouth963.60 mi
24 hours13° 30' 24.8"900.73 mieast2° 41' 50.0"185.48 misouth913.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KatherineWed 7:26 PM238 km148 miles129 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tennant CreekWed 7:26 PM468 km291 miles253 nmSouth S
DarwinWed 7:26 PM492 km306 miles266 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsWed 7:26 PM918 km570 miles496 nmSouth S
DiliWed 6:56 PM1211 km752 miles654 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsWed 7:56 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmEast E
Port MoresbyWed 7:56 PM1553 km965 miles839 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraWed 6:56 PM1591 km989 miles859 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariWed 6:56 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmNorth N
EuclaWed 6:41 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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