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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 Friday, July 26, 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: 80%

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 Friday, July 26, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 06' North, Longitude: 171° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.27 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.0"1002.67 miwest0° 11' 38.5"13.33 minorth1002.69 mi
24 hours348° 16' 29.2"810.50 miwest4° 29' 36.9"308.76 minorth865.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 4:00 AM216 km134 miles117 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 4:00 AM557 km346 miles301 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 4:00 AM559 km347 miles302 nmNorth N
Baker IslandFri 4:00 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 4:00 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSat 3:00 AM1539 km956 miles831 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSat 3:00 AM1782 km1107 miles962 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSat 4:00 AM1964 km1220 miles1061 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaSat 3:00 AM2216 km1377 miles1196 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 5:00 AM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmEast-southeast ESE

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