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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 20:40:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 37' South, Longitude: 142° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.53 meters/second, 1571.5 km/hour, 976.5 miles/hour or 848.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.27 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 27' 44.3"976.27 miwest0° 09' 02.7"10.36 misouth976.04 mi
24 hours13° 14' 39.4"894.07 mieast3° 15' 56.4"224.51 misouth915.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 11:10 AM542 km337 miles293 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 10:40 AM904 km561 miles488 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 12:40 PM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSat 10:40 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 10:40 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 9:40 AM2981 km1852 miles1610 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 9:40 AM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 10:40 AM3135 km1948 miles1693 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 9:40 AM3565 km2215 miles1925 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 3:40 PM3843 km2388 miles2075 nmEast-southeast ESE
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