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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 Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 09:10:00 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: 98%

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 Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 17' South, Longitude: 153° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.16 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 59.8"1000.18 miwest0° 11' 46.1"13.48 minorth1000.36 mi
24 hours12° 16' 05.0"847.20 mieast4° 42' 44.1"323.77 minorth907.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 11:10 PM696 km432 miles376 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 11:10 PM1641 km1020 miles886 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoWed 10:10 PM2048 km1272 miles1106 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 11:10 PM2090 km1299 miles1129 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaWed 10:10 PM2299 km1429 miles1241 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 10:10 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 9:10 PM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmWest W
HonoluluTue 11:10 PM2758 km1713 miles1489 nmNorth N
FunafutiWed 9:10 PM3048 km1894 miles1646 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaWed 10:10 PM3049 km1895 miles1646 nmSouthwest SW
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