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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 28, 2013 at 19:28:00 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: 33%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:42 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 28, 2013 at 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 12' North, Longitude: 176° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.41 meters/second, 1603.5 km/hour, 996.4 miles/hour or 865.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.61 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 33' 04.1"996.25 miwest0° 09' 20.7"10.70 misouth996.50 mi
24 hours349° 11' 20.6"740.19 miwest3° 55' 04.5"269.23 misouth790.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroTue 7:28 AM649 km403 miles350 nmWest W
TarawaTue 7:28 AM870 km541 miles470 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 7:28 AM1144 km711 miles618 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 7:28 AM1477 km918 miles797 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 7:28 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiTue 7:28 AM1864 km1159 miles1007 nmSouth S
PalikirTue 6:28 AM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmWest W
MidwayMon 8:28 AM2294 km1425 miles1238 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoTue 8:28 AM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraTue 6:28 AM2714 km1686 miles1465 nmSouthwest SW
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