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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 Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 17:44:00 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: 40%

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 Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' North, Longitude: 167° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.63 meters/second, 1546.7 km/hour, 961.1 miles/hour or 835.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.02 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.0"960.82 miwest0° 05' 39.5"6.49 minorth960.60 mi
24 hours11° 31' 58.3"763.18 mieast1° 52' 10.6"128.58 minorth770.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 7:44 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayTue 6:44 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 7:44 AM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandTue 5:44 AM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 5:44 AM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandWed 5:44 AM2711 km1684 miles1464 nmWest W
TarawaWed 5:44 AM2713 km1686 miles1465 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 6:44 AM2935 km1824 miles1585 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 5:44 AM3157 km1962 miles1705 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenWed 5:44 AM3379 km2099 miles1824 nmWest-southwest WSW
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