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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, September 3, 2013 at 21:50:00 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: 3%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:38 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 06' North, Longitude: 166° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.16 meters/second, 1599.0 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.56 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 32' 40.0"993.42 miwest0° 09' 22.3"10.73 misouth993.70 mi
24 hours10° 55' 42.4"746.46 mieast3° 56' 17.8"270.63 misouth797.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 11:50 AM1308 km813 miles706 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandTue 9:50 AM1465 km910 miles791 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 11:50 AM1651 km1026 miles891 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoWed 10:50 AM2103 km1306 miles1135 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 10:50 AM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaWed 9:50 AM2405 km1494 miles1298 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 9:50 AM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 9:50 AM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaWed 10:50 AM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 9:50 AM3086 km1917 miles1666 nmWest-northwest WNW

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