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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 11:22:00 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 phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 27, 2013 at 3:57 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 51' North, Longitude: 173° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.01 meters/second, 1612.8 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' 41.4"1002.09 miwest0° 11' 37.7"13.32 minorth1002.12 mi
24 hours12° 02' 47.1"832.82 mieast4° 30' 59.2"310.33 minorth886.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 11:22 PM392 km244 miles212 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiFri 12:22 AM684 km425 miles369 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 12:22 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 11:22 PM1412 km877 miles762 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 11:22 PM1518 km943 miles820 nmWest W
ApiaFri 12:22 AM1744 km1084 miles942 nmSouth S
KiritimatiFri 1:22 AM1784 km1108 miles963 nmEast E
MajuroThu 11:22 PM1810 km1124 miles977 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenThu 11:22 PM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmWest W
AlofiThu 12:22 AM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmSouth S
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