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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 Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 03:30:00 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: 64%

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 Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 03:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 46' South, Longitude: 127° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.22 meters/second, 1563.2 km/hour, 971.3 miles/hour or 844.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.19 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 27' 17.7"971.16 miwest0° 08' 33.7"9.81 minorth971.51 mi
24 hours12° 51' 27.2"863.87 mieast3° 45' 28.4"258.31 minorth907.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 7:30 PM1275 km792 miles689 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 5:30 PM2377 km1477 miles1284 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 10:30 PM2414 km1500 miles1304 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSat 5:30 PM3496 km2172 miles1888 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 5:30 PM3697 km2297 miles1996 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 4:30 PM4534 km2817 miles2448 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 5:30 PM4756 km2955 miles2568 nmWest W
Mexico City *Sat 10:30 PM4827 km2999 miles2606 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluSat 5:30 PM5090 km3163 miles2748 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSun 4:30 PM5091 km3163 miles2749 nmWest-southwest WSW

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