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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 09:10:00 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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' South, Longitude: 157° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.56 meters/second, 1514.0 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.68 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 22' 42.7"940.51 miwest0° 04' 28.9"5.14 minorth940.74 mi
24 hours14° 44' 16.5"964.01 mieast2° 24' 48.4"165.98 minorth984.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 11:10 PM370 km230 miles200 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 11:10 PM819 km509 miles442 nmEast E
AlofiSat 10:10 PM1343 km835 miles725 nmWest W
ApiaSun 10:10 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 10:10 PM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 10:10 PM1901 km1181 miles1027 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 11:10 PM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmNorth N
SuvaSun 9:10 PM2577 km1602 miles1392 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 9:10 PM2801 km1740 miles1512 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSun 1:10 AM2867 km1782 miles1548 nmEast-southeast ESE

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