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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, October 5, 2013 at 22:40:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 35' South, Longitude: 152° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.39 meters/second, 1585.4 km/hour, 985.1 miles/hour or 856.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 29' 06.4"984.94 miwest0° 09' 41.9"11.11 misouth984.74 mi
24 hours12° 38' 07.7"859.19 mieast3° 35' 54.0"247.35 misouth888.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 12:40 PM839 km521 miles453 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaSat 12:40 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSun 12:40 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSun 11:40 AM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmWest W
AlofiSat 11:40 AM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 12:40 PM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSun 11:40 AM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 2:40 PM2870 km1784 miles1550 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSat 10:40 AM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSun 10:40 AM3096 km1924 miles1672 nmWest W
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