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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 31, 2013 at 17:30:00 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: 10%

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 Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 54' South, Longitude: 121° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.97 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.70 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.4"1001.96 miwest0° 10' 49.7"12.40 misouth1001.93 mi
24 hours11° 48' 34.8"815.00 mieast4° 15' 55.3"293.10 misouth863.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 9:30 AM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Thu 12:30 PM2864 km1780 miles1547 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 7:30 AM3431 km2132 miles1853 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:30 AM3542 km2201 miles1912 nmEast E
Mexico CityThu 11:30 AM3543 km2201 miles1913 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 10:30 AM3812 km2369 miles2058 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 11:30 AM3965 km2464 miles2141 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 11:30 AM4046 km2514 miles2185 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiFri 7:30 AM4058 km2522 miles2191 nmWest W
Los Angeles *Thu 10:30 AM4213 km2618 miles2275 nmNorth N

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