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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 Friday, October 18, 2013 at 11:48:00 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: 100%

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 Friday, October 18, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 05' North, Longitude: 173° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.02 meters/second, 1594.9 km/hour, 991.0 miles/hour or 861.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 30' 24.3"990.87 miwest0° 09' 51.7"11.30 minorth990.70 mi
24 hours348° 08' 08.7"810.39 miwest3° 39' 49.2"251.81 minorth844.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 11:48 PM292 km182 miles158 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 11:48 PM848 km527 miles458 nmSouth S
YarenFri 11:48 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 11:48 PM1320 km820 miles713 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandThu 11:48 PM1525 km948 miles823 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirFri 10:48 PM1653 km1027 miles893 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 11:48 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayFri 12:48 AM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraFri 10:48 PM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 12:48 AM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmSoutheast SE

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