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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 Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 04:56:00 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: 33%

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 Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 12' South, Longitude: 172° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.27 meters/second, 1527.4 km/hour, 949.1 miles/hour or 824.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 26' 17.6"948.78 miwest0° 04' 32.2"5.20 misouth948.58 mi
24 hours346° 18' 46.2"899.44 miwest1° 16' 44.2"87.97 misouth900.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaWed 3:56 PM482 km300 miles260 nmWest W
NadiWed 4:56 PM486 km302 miles263 nmEast E
LautokaWed 4:56 PM493 km306 miles266 nmEast E
SuvaWed 4:56 PM591 km367 miles319 nmEast E
LevukaWed 4:56 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast E
LuganvilleWed 3:56 PM673 km418 miles364 nmWest-northwest WNW
LabasaWed 4:56 PM721 km448 miles389 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaWed 3:56 PM805 km500 miles435 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 4:56 PM1274 km792 miles688 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaWed 5:56 PM1295 km805 miles699 nmEast-southeast ESE
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