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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 15:10:00 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 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 02' South, Longitude: 145° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.52 meters/second, 1571.5 km/hour, 976.5 miles/hour or 848.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.27 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 25' 52.0"976.32 miwest0° 10' 26.3"11.96 minorth976.71 mi
24 hours13° 18' 36.1"900.49 mieast4° 26' 28.5"305.24 minorth956.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyWed 1:10 AM358 km222 miles193 nmNortheast NE
CairnsWed 1:10 AM545 km339 miles294 nmSouth S
LaeWed 1:10 AM617 km384 miles333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraWed 12:10 AM1161 km721 miles627 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinWed 12:40 AM1564 km972 miles844 nmWest W
HoniaraWed 2:10 AM1638 km1018 miles885 nmEast E
ManokwariWed 12:10 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsWed 12:40 AM1762 km1095 miles952 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneWed 1:10 AM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliWed 12:10 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmWest W

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