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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 Monday, October 7, 2013 at 03:42:00 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: 6%

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 Monday, October 7, 2013 at 03:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 51' South, Longitude: 147° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.21 meters/second, 1556.0 km/hour, 966.8 miles/hour or 840.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.11 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 27' 20.7"966.59 miwest0° 07' 41.9"8.82 misouth966.35 mi
24 hours13° 19' 18.9"890.80 mieast2° 38' 53.7"182.10 misouth903.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 1:42 PM276 km172 miles149 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyMon 1:42 PM596 km371 miles322 nmNorth N
LaeMon 1:42 PM897 km558 miles485 nmNorth N
HoniaraMon 2:42 PM1510 km939 miles816 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneMon 1:42 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraMon 12:42 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsMon 1:12 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinMon 1:12 PM1790 km1112 miles966 nmWest W
ManokwariMon 12:42 PM2117 km1315 miles1143 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Mon 2:42 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmSouth S

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