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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 Monday, November 4, 2013 at 23:40:00 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: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' South, Longitude: 158° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.80 meters/second, 1522.1 km/hour, 945.8 miles/hour or 821.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.76 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 24' 26.5"945.50 miwest0° 04' 03.1"4.65 misouth945.33 mi
24 hours14° 22' 21.4"943.22 mieast1° 01' 25.9"70.42 misouth943.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaMon 1:40 PM322 km200 miles174 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteMon 1:40 PM999 km621 miles539 nmEast E
AlofiMon 12:40 PM1158 km720 miles625 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 1:40 PM1462 km909 miles790 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoTue 12:40 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaTue 12:40 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 1:40 PM2252 km1400 miles1216 nmNorth N
Suva *Tue 12:40 PM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 11:40 AM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandMon 11:40 AM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmNorthwest NW
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