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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 14, 2013 at 05:02:00 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: 67%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 24' South, Longitude: 146° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.18 meters/second, 1523.4 km/hour, 946.6 miles/hour or 822.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.78 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.2"946.37 miwest0° 04' 28.9"5.14 minorth946.59 mi
24 hours13° 50' 19.7"908.37 mieast2° 20' 04.1"160.54 minorth928.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 7:02 PM298 km185 miles161 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 7:02 PM1384 km860 miles747 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 9:02 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 6:02 PM2426 km1508 miles1310 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 7:02 PM2516 km1564 miles1359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaSat 6:02 PM2705 km1681 miles1461 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 6:02 PM2809 km1746 miles1517 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 6:02 PM2977 km1850 miles1607 nmWest W
SuvaSat 5:02 PM3661 km2275 miles1977 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 5:02 PM3820 km2374 miles2063 nmWest-northwest WNW

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