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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 Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 08:50:00 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: 79%

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 Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 08:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 36' South, Longitude: 172° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.96 meters/second, 1547.9 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.0"961.59 miwest0° 07' 37.1"8.73 minorth961.93 mi
24 hours346° 35' 05.5"893.81 miwest3° 28' 22.9"238.76 minorth931.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSun 7:50 PM467 km290 miles252 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleSun 7:50 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest W
LautokaSun 8:50 PM613 km381 miles331 nmEast-southeast ESE
NadiSun 8:50 PM617 km384 miles333 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSun 8:50 PM730 km454 miles394 nmEast-southeast ESE
LabasaSun 8:50 PM784 km487 miles423 nmEast E
NoumeaSun 7:50 PM947 km589 miles512 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 8:50 PM1102 km685 miles595 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSun 9:50 PM1475 km916 miles796 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSun 7:50 PM1485 km923 miles802 nmWest-northwest WNW

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