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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 Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 18:50:00 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: 7%

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 Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 16' South, Longitude: 136° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.13 meters/second, 1559.3 km/hour, 968.9 miles/hour or 841.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 55.7"968.64 miwest0° 08' 13.0"9.42 misouth968.39 mi
24 hours13° 37' 42.1"913.66 mieast2° 52' 52.6"198.11 misouth928.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 9:20 AM693 km431 miles374 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Gambier IslandsSat 9:50 AM988 km614 miles534 nmSouth S
AdamstownSat 10:50 AM1348 km838 miles728 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 8:50 AM1490 km926 miles805 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSat 8:50 AM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 8:50 AM2947 km1831 miles1592 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Sat 1:50 PM3115 km1936 miles1682 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 7:50 AM3644 km2264 miles1968 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 8:50 AM3853 km2394 miles2081 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 7:50 AM3867 km2403 miles2088 nmWest W

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