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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 16:00:00 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 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 26' South, Longitude: 146° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.48 meters/second, 1596.5 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 27' 41.5"991.94 miwest0° 11' 41.5"13.39 minorth992.24 mi
24 hours12° 37' 21.9"865.82 mieast4° 45' 59.7"327.53 minorth929.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeThu 2:00 AM96 km59 miles52 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyThu 2:00 AM238 km148 miles128 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mount HagenThu 2:00 AM302 km188 miles163 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraThu 1:00 AM837 km520 miles452 nmNorthwest NW
BukaThu 2:00 AM934 km580 miles504 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaThu 2:00 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmEast E
CairnsThu 2:00 AM1053 km654 miles569 nmSouth S
HoniaraThu 3:00 AM1502 km933 miles811 nmEast E
ManokwariThu 1:00 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinThu 1:30 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nmWest-southwest WSW
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