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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 04:40:00 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

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 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 36' South, Longitude: 144° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.56 meters/second, 1564.4 km/hour, 972.1 miles/hour or 844.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.20 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 27' 21.2"971.92 miwest0° 08' 39.2"9.92 minorth972.26 mi
24 hours12° 50' 06.7"862.98 mieast3° 47' 22.1"260.47 minorth907.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 6:40 PM689 km428 miles372 nmSouthwest SW
TaiohaeSat 7:10 PM753 km468 miles407 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSat 6:40 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 8:40 PM1979 km1229 miles1068 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSun 6:40 PM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 5:40 PM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 6:40 PM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 5:40 PM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 5:40 PM3352 km2083 miles1810 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 4:40 PM3833 km2382 miles2070 nmWest-northwest WNW

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