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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 Monday, October 14, 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: 77%

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 Monday, October 14, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 57' South, Longitude: 155° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.31 meters/second, 1592.3 km/hour, 989.4 miles/hour or 859.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 28' 42.8"989.32 miwest0° 10' 29.9"12.03 minorth989.63 mi
24 hours12° 20' 09.1"842.92 mieast4° 22' 32.7"300.69 minorth898.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoMon 8:40 PM142 km88 miles77 nmNortheast NE
ArawaMon 7:40 PM303 km188 miles163 nmNorth N
BukaMon 7:40 PM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraMon 8:40 PM452 km281 miles244 nmEast E
Port MoresbyMon 7:40 PM955 km594 miles516 nmWest W
LaeMon 7:40 PM1010 km627 miles545 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 7:40 PM1405 km873 miles759 nmSouthwest SW
YarenMon 9:40 PM1538 km956 miles831 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaMon 8:40 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirMon 8:40 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmNorth N
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