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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 11:38:00 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 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 52' North, Longitude: 163° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.01 meters/second, 1609.2 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.1"999.84 miwest0° 10' 56.0"12.52 minorth999.78 mi
24 hours11° 49' 40.5"815.20 mieast4° 11' 12.8"287.72 minorth861.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TofolThu 10:38 PM81 km51 miles44 nmNorthwest NW
KoloniaThu 10:38 PM639 km397 miles345 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirThu 10:38 PM642 km399 miles347 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenThu 11:38 PM703 km437 miles379 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroThu 11:38 PM879 km546 miles475 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaThu 11:38 PM1113 km692 miles601 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandThu 11:38 PM1628 km1012 miles879 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraThu 10:38 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 11:38 PM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaThu 9:38 PM2277 km1415 miles1229 nmWest-northwest WNW

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