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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 05:00:00 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: 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 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 33' South, Longitude: 149° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.65 meters/second, 1564.8 km/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 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"0.17 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 27' 22.1"972.13 miwest0° 08' 40.8"9.95 minorth972.48 mi
24 hours12° 49' 43.8"862.73 mieast3° 47' 54.1"261.09 minorth907.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 7:00 PM441 km274 miles238 nmSouth S
RarotongaSat 7:00 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 7:00 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSat 6:00 PM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 9:00 PM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sun 7:00 PM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 6:00 PM2425 km1507 miles1310 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 6:00 PM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 5:00 PM3351 km2082 miles1809 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSun 5:00 PM3471 km2157 miles1874 nmWest W

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