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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 09:40:00 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: 66%

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 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 52' South, Longitude: 143° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.99 meters/second, 1569.6 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 27' 36.0"975.12 miwest0° 09' 02.4"10.36 minorth975.47 mi
24 hours12° 44' 26.7"859.21 mieast3° 55' 04.3"269.28 minorth906.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WeipaSun 7:40 PM140 km87 miles76 nmWest W
CairnsSun 7:40 PM532 km330 miles287 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbySun 7:40 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNortheast NE
LaeSun 7:40 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraSun 6:40 PM1173 km729 miles633 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinSun 7:10 PM1335 km830 miles721 nmWest W
Alice SpringsSun 7:10 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariSun 6:40 PM1662 km1033 miles897 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraSun 8:40 PM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmEast E
BrisbaneSun 7:40 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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