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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 11:12:00 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: 99%

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 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' South, Longitude: 176° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.36 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 29' 03.7"1000.63 miwest0° 11' 47.3"13.50 minorth1000.80 mi
24 hours347° 45' 13.2"846.02 miwest4° 42' 30.4"323.51 minorth906.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaWed 11:12 PM637 km396 miles344 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiWed 11:12 PM678 km421 miles366 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandTue 11:12 PM821 km510 miles444 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenWed 11:12 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroWed 11:12 PM1272 km791 miles687 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoThu 12:12 AM1505 km935 miles813 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaWed 11:12 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmSouth S
ApiaThu 12:12 AM1745 km1084 miles942 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaWed 10:12 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraWed 10:12 PM1999 km1242 miles1080 nmWest-southwest WSW

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