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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 Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 00:34:00 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 phaseNew MoonThursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:38 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 55' South, Longitude: 173° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.20 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.71 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.0"1002.49 miwest0° 10' 47.7"12.36 misouth1002.45 mi
24 hours11° 32' 32.7"796.55 mieast4° 13' 44.5"290.60 misouth845.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kanton IslandSat 1:34 PM218 km135 miles117 nmNortheast NE
RawakiSat 1:34 PM288 km179 miles156 nmEast E
Baker IslandFri 12:34 PM575 km357 miles311 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 1:34 PM645 km401 miles348 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 12:34 PM972 km604 miles525 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaSat 1:34 PM1110 km690 miles600 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 12:34 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 1:34 PM1715 km1066 miles926 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaSat 12:34 PM1814 km1127 miles979 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 2:34 PM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmEast-northeast ENE

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