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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 Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 17:40:00 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: 16%

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 Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' North, Longitude: 135° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.53 meters/second, 1618.3 km/hour, 1005.6 miles/hour or 873.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.5"1005.48 miwest0° 10' 43.4"12.28 misouth1005.56 mi
24 hours11° 18' 45.0"782.48 mieast4° 19' 34.4"297.25 misouth836.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 7:40 AM2486 km1545 miles1343 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 7:40 AM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 9:40 AM2867 km1781 miles1548 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 7:40 AM3391 km2107 miles1831 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaWed 7:40 AM3600 km2237 miles1944 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloWed 10:40 AM4076 km2533 miles2201 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Wed 12:40 PM4101 km2548 miles2214 nmSoutheast SE
Los Angeles *Wed 10:40 AM4117 km2558 miles2223 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoThu 6:40 AM4154 km2581 miles2243 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Francisco *Wed 10:40 AM4336 km2694 miles2341 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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