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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 Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 17:00:00 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: 88%

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 Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 28' South, Longitude: 144° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.60 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.69 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 15.2"1001.20 miwest0° 12' 01.1"13.77 minorth1001.36 mi
24 hours12° 04' 23.4"834.34 mieast4° 45' 02.6"326.41 minorth896.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenFri 3:00 AM378 km235 miles204 nmSouth S
JayapuraFri 2:00 AM434 km269 miles234 nmWest W
LaeFri 3:00 AM542 km337 miles292 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 3:00 AM825 km512 miles445 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariFri 2:00 AM1186 km737 miles640 nmWest W
MelekeokFri 2:00 AM1562 km971 miles844 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsFri 3:00 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 3:00 AM1762 km1095 miles952 nmNorth N
PalikirFri 4:00 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraFri 4:00 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmEast-southeast ESE
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