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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 10:00:00 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 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' South, Longitude: 155° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.29 meters/second, 1549.1 km/hour, 962.5 miles/hour or 836.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 26' 00.9"962.34 miwest0° 07' 44.1"8.87 minorth962.68 mi
24 hours13° 23' 40.9"893.09 mieast3° 30' 49.9"241.57 minorth931.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoSun 9:00 PM831 km516 miles449 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSun 9:00 PM839 km521 miles453 nmNortheast NE
CairnsSun 8:00 PM1027 km638 miles554 nmWest W
Port MoresbySun 8:00 PM1100 km683 miles594 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneSun 8:00 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmSouth S
NoumeaSun 9:00 PM1399 km869 miles755 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaSun 9:00 PM1416 km880 miles764 nmEast-southeast ESE
SydneySun 8:00 PM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmSouth S
YarenSun 10:00 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSun 7:00 PM2142 km1331 miles1157 nmNorthwest NW
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