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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 Monday, July 29, 2013 at 17:54:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 29, 2013 at 17:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' North, Longitude: 178° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.26 meters/second, 1566.9 km/hour, 973.7 miles/hour or 846.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.23 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.9"973.46 miwest0° 07' 33.5"8.66 minorth973.22 mi
24 hours348° 31' 50.5"768.82 miwest2° 39' 47.2"183.11 minorth785.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroTue 5:54 AM1107 km688 miles598 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 5:54 AM1356 km843 miles732 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaTue 5:54 AM1539 km957 miles831 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayMon 6:54 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandMon 5:54 AM1664 km1034 miles899 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenTue 5:54 AM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 4:54 AM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 5:54 AM2526 km1570 miles1364 nmSouth S
HonoluluMon 7:54 AM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoTue 6:54 AM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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