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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 09:00:00 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 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 35' South, Longitude: 169° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.01 meters/second, 1548.0 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.9 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' 58.5"961.70 miwest0° 07' 38.1"8.75 minorth962.04 mi
24 hours346° 35' 15.9"893.71 miwest3° 28' 43.9"239.16 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
LuganvilleSun 8:00 PM270 km168 miles146 nmWest W
Port VilaSun 8:00 PM280 km174 miles151 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaSun 8:00 PM815 km506 miles440 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LautokaSun 9:00 PM858 km533 miles463 nmEast-southeast ESE
NadiSun 9:00 PM860 km534 miles464 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSun 9:00 PM973 km604 miles525 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSun 8:00 PM1258 km781 miles679 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSun 9:00 PM1298 km807 miles701 nmNortheast NE
YarenSun 9:00 PM1692 km1051 miles914 nmNorth N
NukualofaSun 10:00 PM1710 km1063 miles923 nmEast-southeast ESE

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