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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 10:10:00 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: 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 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 53' South, Longitude: 142° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.91 meters/second, 1565.7 km/hour, 972.9 miles/hour or 845.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.21 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.6"972.71 miwest0° 10' 04.0"11.53 minorth973.10 mi
24 hours13° 27' 29.5"907.54 mieast4° 19' 46.2"297.57 minorth961.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeTue 12:40 AM551 km342 miles297 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteTue 12:10 AM903 km561 miles488 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 2:10 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaTue 12:10 AM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 12:10 AM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 11:10 PM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 11:10 PM3144 km1954 miles1698 nmWest W
ApiaTue 11:10 PM3154 km1960 miles1703 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 11:10 PM3576 km2222 miles1931 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter IslandTue 4:10 AM3809 km2367 miles2057 nmEast-southeast ESE

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