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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 04:00:00 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 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 42' South, Longitude: 148° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.70 meters/second, 1539.7 km/hour, 956.7 miles/hour or 831.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.95 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 26' 09.6"956.52 miwest0° 06' 22.4"7.31 minorth956.81 mi
24 hours13° 19' 02.0"882.42 mieast2° 59' 45.7"206.00 minorth912.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 6:00 PM167 km104 miles90 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaFri 6:00 PM1312 km815 miles708 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 8:00 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSat 6:00 PM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiFri 5:00 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 6:00 PM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 5:00 PM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 5:00 PM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaSat 4:00 PM3538 km2198 miles1910 nmWest W
Baker IslandFri 4:00 PM3616 km2247 miles1952 nmWest-northwest WNW

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