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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 17:40:00 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: 9%

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 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 56' South, Longitude: 123° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.95 meters/second, 1612.6 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 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' 07.8"1001.92 miwest0° 10' 49.7"12.40 misouth1001.89 mi
24 hours11° 48' 49.2"815.25 mieast4° 15' 51.0"293.02 misouth863.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 9:40 AM2436 km1514 miles1315 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Thu 12:40 PM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 7:40 AM3195 km1985 miles1725 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityThu 11:40 AM3732 km2319 miles2015 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiFri 7:40 AM3793 km2357 miles2048 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:40 AM3810 km2367 miles2057 nmEast E
HermosilloThu 10:40 AM3898 km2422 miles2105 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 11:40 AM4197 km2608 miles2266 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Thu 10:40 AM4243 km2637 miles2291 nmNorth N
San SalvadorThu 11:40 AM4284 km2662 miles2313 nmEast-northeast ENE

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