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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 Monday, July 22, 2013 at 09:30:00 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: 100%

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 Monday, July 22, 2013 at 09:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 32' South, Longitude: 147° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.88 meters/second, 1536.8 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.91 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 23' 47.8"954.70 miwest0° 07' 39.0"8.77 minorth955.05 mi
24 hours14° 10' 37.4"940.15 mieast3° 32' 34.1"243.58 minorth978.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 11:30 PM274 km170 miles148 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSun 11:30 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownMon 1:30 AM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiMon 11:30 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSun 10:30 PM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmWest W
ApiaMon 10:30 PM2654 km1649 miles1433 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 10:30 PM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 10:30 PM2989 km1857 miles1614 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaMon 9:30 PM3651 km2269 miles1971 nmWest W
Baker IslandSun 9:30 PM3706 km2303 miles2001 nmWest-northwest WNW

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