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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 12, 2013 at 03:50:00 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: 52%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 43' South, Longitude: 145° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.66 meters/second, 1539.6 km/hour, 956.6 miles/hour or 831.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.94 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 26' 09.1"956.43 miwest0° 06' 21.4"7.29 minorth956.72 mi
24 hours13° 19' 13.6"882.55 mieast2° 59' 23.4"205.57 minorth912.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 5:50 PM405 km252 miles219 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 5:50 PM1548 km962 miles836 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 7:50 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSat 5:50 PM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiFri 4:50 PM2560 km1591 miles1383 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 5:50 PM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 4:50 PM2866 km1781 miles1548 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 4:50 PM3125 km1942 miles1687 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaSat 3:50 PM3792 km2356 miles2047 nmWest W
Baker IslandFri 3:50 PM3845 km2389 miles2076 nmWest-northwest WNW

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