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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 11:00:00 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: 67%

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 11:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 40' South, Longitude: 123° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.37 meters/second, 1570.9 km/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.27 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 27' 39.8"975.97 miwest0° 09' 08.3"10.47 minorth976.32 mi
24 hours12° 42' 57.5"858.22 mieast3° 57' 00.7"271.50 minorth905.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KupangSun 7:00 PM279 km173 miles150 nmNorth N
SuaiSun 8:00 PM401 km249 miles217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SameSun 8:00 PM450 km280 miles243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EndeSun 7:00 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSun 8:00 PM492 km306 miles266 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BaucauSun 8:00 PM545 km339 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RabaSun 7:00 PM727 km452 miles393 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinSun 8:30 PM761 km473 miles411 nmEast E
MataramSun 7:00 PM960 km597 miles518 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakassarSun 7:00 PM964 km599 miles521 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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