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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 Thursday, September 19, 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: 100%

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 Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 49' North, Longitude: 170° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.02 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 41.1"1002.11 miwest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 minorth1002.14 mi
24 hours12° 02' 50.7"832.91 mieast4° 31' 07.0"310.48 minorth887.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiFri 12:12 AM614 km381 miles331 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 11:12 PM641 km398 miles346 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 12:12 AM1238 km769 miles668 nmSouth S
KiritimatiFri 1:12 AM1515 km941 miles818 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 11:12 PM1581 km982 miles853 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaFri 12:12 AM1734 km1077 miles936 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 11:12 PM1787 km1110 miles965 nmWest W
MajuroThu 11:12 PM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 12:12 AM2312 km1436 miles1248 nmSouth S
YarenThu 11:12 PM2477 km1539 miles1338 nmWest W
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