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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 Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 03:40:00 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: 49%

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 Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 52' South, Longitude: 146° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.52 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 28' 15.8"983.06 miwest0° 09' 51.8"11.30 minorth983.40 mi
24 hours12° 26' 15.4"844.95 mieast4° 09' 40.5"285.98 minorth896.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 5:40 PM790 km491 miles427 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaiohaeSat 6:10 PM843 km524 miles455 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSat 5:40 PM1787 km1110 miles965 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 5:40 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownSat 7:40 PM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSat 4:40 PM2627 km1633 miles1419 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 4:40 PM2665 km1656 miles1439 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 5:40 PM2717 km1689 miles1467 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 4:40 PM3223 km2002 miles1740 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 3:40 PM3488 km2167 miles1883 nmWest-northwest WNW

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