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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 Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 08:10:00 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: 97%

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 Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' South, Longitude: 142° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.37 meters/second, 1513.3 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.67 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 22' 41.0"940.08 miwest0° 04' 20.4"4.98 minorth940.29 mi
24 hours14° 45' 18.3"964.71 mieast2° 21' 39.1"162.36 minorth984.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 10:10 PM737 km458 miles398 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsSat 11:10 PM930 km578 miles502 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownSun 12:10 AM1466 km911 miles792 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 10:10 PM1792 km1114 miles968 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 10:10 PM2810 km1746 miles1517 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 9:10 PM2854 km1773 miles1541 nmWest W
ApiaSun 9:10 PM3146 km1955 miles1699 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 9:10 PM3247 km2018 miles1753 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 9:10 PM3393 km2108 miles1832 nmWest W
Easter IslandSun 2:10 AM3529 km2193 miles1905 nmEast-southeast ESE
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