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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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 08:10:00 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: 87%

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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 14' South, Longitude: 164° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.75 meters/second, 1572.3 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.28 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.4"976.83 miwest0° 09' 40.3"11.08 minorth977.19 mi
24 hours12° 59' 47.7"878.61 mieast4° 09' 58.4"286.34 minorth929.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoSun 9:10 PM672 km418 miles363 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 9:10 PM766 km476 miles414 nmWest-northwest WNW
ApiaMon 9:10 PM771 km479 miles416 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Mon 9:10 PM816 km507 miles441 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 9:10 PM929 km577 miles501 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSun 10:10 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaMon 9:10 PM1478 km918 miles798 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSun 10:10 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiMon 10:10 PM1768 km1098 miles954 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiMon 8:10 PM1792 km1113 miles967 nmWest-northwest WNW

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