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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 Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 18:44:00 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: 31%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, November 25, 2013 at 7:30 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 21' South, Longitude: 170° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.75 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.7"1004.69 miwest0° 10' 38.0"12.18 misouth1004.69 mi
24 hours11° 21' 46.1"785.32 mieast4° 14' 07.5"291.03 misouth835.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kanton IslandThu 7:44 AM114 km71 miles61 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiThu 7:44 AM153 km95 miles82 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 6:44 AM695 km432 miles375 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 7:44 AM778 km484 miles420 nmSouth S
Apia *Thu 8:44 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 6:44 AM1303 km810 miles703 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 8:44 AM1566 km973 miles845 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 7:44 AM1850 km1150 miles999 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 6:44 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Thu 7:44 AM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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