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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 25, 2013 at 19:28:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:30 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 25, 2013 at 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 46' North, Longitude: 156° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.94 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' 33.4"16.70 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 33' 30.0"1001.91 miwest0° 09' 45.5"11.17 misouth1002.12 mi
24 hours10° 39' 55.1"734.00 mieast4° 01' 57.1"277.08 misouth786.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirTue 6:28 AM182 km113 miles98 nmNortheast NE
KoloniaTue 6:28 AM189 km118 miles102 nmNortheast NE
YarenTue 7:28 AM1306 km811 miles705 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroTue 7:28 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmEast E
HagåtñaTue 5:28 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraTue 6:28 AM1713 km1065 miles925 nmSouth S
Wake IslandTue 7:28 AM1825 km1134 miles986 nmNortheast NE
TarawaTue 7:28 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyTue 5:28 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraTue 4:28 AM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmWest-southwest WSW

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