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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 10:50:00 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: 70%

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 10:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 56' South, Longitude: 129° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.36 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.82 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 25' 13.3"949.03 miwest0° 05' 11.1"5.94 minorth949.28 mi
24 hours13° 45' 51.0"905.86 mieast2° 35' 44.2"178.49 minorth929.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Halls CreekSat 6:50 PM193 km120 miles104 nmWest W
Tennant CreekSat 8:20 PM533 km331 miles288 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinSat 8:20 PM624 km388 miles337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSat 8:20 PM785 km488 miles424 nmSoutheast SE
DiliSat 7:50 PM1120 km696 miles605 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSat 7:35 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmSouth S
CairnsSat 8:50 PM1736 km1079 miles937 nmEast E
MakassarSat 6:50 PM1789 km1112 miles966 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarSat 6:50 PM1850 km1150 miles999 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariSat 7:50 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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