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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 18:40:00 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 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 07' South, Longitude: 138° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.83 meters/second, 1612.2 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.6"1001.64 miwest0° 10' 49.3"12.39 misouth1001.60 mi
24 hours11° 50' 16.3"816.73 mieast4° 15' 23.6"292.49 misouth864.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 9:10 AM558 km347 miles301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteThu 8:40 AM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 8:40 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownThu 10:40 AM2477 km1539 miles1338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 8:40 AM3001 km1865 miles1620 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 8:40 AM3534 km2196 miles1908 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 7:40 AM3691 km2293 miles1993 nmWest W
AlofiThu 7:40 AM3817 km2372 miles2061 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 8:40 AM3834 km2382 miles2070 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 1:40 PM3988 km2478 miles2153 nmSoutheast SE

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