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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 Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 11:38:00 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: 95%

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 Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 30' North, Longitude: 153° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.04 meters/second, 1587.7 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.6"986.44 miwest0° 09' 27.6"10.84 minorth986.24 mi
24 hours11° 54' 26.3"809.88 mieast3° 27' 32.4"237.77 minorth839.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 1:38 AM1057 km657 miles571 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSat 1:38 AM1294 km804 miles699 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandFri 11:38 PM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 12:38 AM2966 km1843 miles1602 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 1:38 AM3127 km1943 miles1688 nmSouth S
MidwaySat 12:38 AM3192 km1984 miles1724 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaSun 12:38 AM3381 km2101 miles1825 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSat 1:38 AM3582 km2226 miles1934 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 11:38 PM3706 km2303 miles2001 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 12:38 AM3746 km2328 miles2023 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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