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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 Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 13:44:00 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: 95%

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 Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 52' South, Longitude: 179° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.94 meters/second, 1594.6 km/hour, 990.8 miles/hour or 861.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.51 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 27' 32.0"990.73 miwest0° 11' 37.0"13.31 minorth991.05 mi
24 hours347° 19' 09.8"868.90 miwest4° 45' 07.1"326.53 minorth931.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiThu 1:44 AM72 km45 miles39 nmSouth S
LabasaThu 1:44 AM948 km589 miles512 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 1:44 AM1010 km628 miles545 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoThu 2:44 AM1061 km660 miles573 nmEast E
SuvaThu 1:44 AM1140 km708 miles615 nmSouth S
ApiaThu 2:44 AM1183 km735 miles639 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaThu 1:44 AM1238 km770 miles669 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 2:44 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 1:44 AM1590 km988 miles858 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaThu 12:44 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmSouthwest SW
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