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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 09:50:00 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: 88%

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 09:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 58' South, Longitude: 171° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.23 meters/second, 1574.0 km/hour, 978.0 miles/hour or 849.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.30 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 03.9"977.90 miwest0° 09' 47.7"11.22 minorth978.26 mi
24 hours347° 01' 58.8"877.49 miwest4° 12' 19.1"289.03 minorth929.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleMon 8:50 PM575 km357 miles310 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaMon 8:50 PM703 km437 miles380 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LautokaMon 9:50 PM929 km577 miles502 nmSoutheast SE
NadiMon 9:50 PM940 km584 miles508 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiMon 9:50 PM971 km604 miles525 nmEast-northeast ENE
LabasaMon 9:50 PM1024 km636 miles553 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaMon 9:50 PM1045 km649 miles564 nmSoutheast SE
NoumeaMon 8:50 PM1241 km771 miles670 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraMon 8:50 PM1247 km775 miles673 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenMon 9:50 PM1345 km836 miles726 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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