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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 Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 09:20:00 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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 01' South, Longitude: 130° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.64 meters/second, 1564.7 km/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.20 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 25' 25.9"972.10 miwest0° 10' 00.0"11.46 minorth972.49 mi
24 hours13° 28' 58.9"908.70 mieast4° 18' 33.4"296.19 minorth962.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 1:20 AM1335 km829 miles721 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 11:20 PM2093 km1300 miles1130 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter IslandTue 3:20 AM2711 km1684 miles1464 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaMon 11:20 PM3225 km2004 miles1742 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 11:20 PM3378 km2099 miles1824 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiMon 10:20 PM4247 km2639 miles2293 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaTue 10:20 PM4450 km2765 miles2403 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 10:20 PM4812 km2990 miles2598 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 11:20 PM4825 km2998 miles2605 nmNorthwest NW
Mexico City *Tue 4:20 AM4980 km3095 miles2689 nmNortheast NE
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