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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 Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 17:40:00 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: 22%

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 Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 24' South, Longitude: 143° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.12 meters/second, 1606.0 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.4"997.79 miwest0° 10' 28.3"11.99 misouth997.69 mi
24 hours11° 58' 04.1"822.69 mieast4° 04' 10.4"279.67 misouth865.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 8:10 AM566 km352 miles306 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 7:40 AM1377 km856 miles743 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 7:40 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaThu 7:40 AM2370 km1472 miles1279 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 9:40 AM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoFri 6:40 AM3029 km1882 miles1636 nmWest W
AlofiThu 6:40 AM3145 km1954 miles1698 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 7:40 AM3158 km1962 miles1705 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 7:40 AM3422 km2126 miles1848 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandThu 5:40 AM3690 km2293 miles1992 nmWest W
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