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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 Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 11:12:00 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: 97%

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 Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 48' North, Longitude: 169° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.06 meters/second, 1609.4 km/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.0"999.95 miwest0° 10' 56.8"12.54 minorth999.90 mi
24 hours348° 10' 19.6"815.29 miwest4° 11' 40.0"288.23 minorth861.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroThu 11:12 PM299 km186 miles161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaThu 11:12 PM509 km317 miles275 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 11:12 PM675 km419 miles364 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirThu 10:12 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmWest W
Baker IslandWed 11:12 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandThu 11:12 PM1641 km1020 miles886 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiThu 11:12 PM1800 km1118 miles972 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraThu 10:12 PM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaThu 10:12 PM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 12:12 AM2616 km1625 miles1412 nmSoutheast SE

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