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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, July 20, 2013 at 11:32:00 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: 92%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' South, Longitude: 153° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.86 meters/second, 1504.3 km/hour, 934.7 miles/hour or 812.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.58 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 22' 33.3"934.43 miwest0° 01' 18.2"1.50 minorth934.50 mi
24 hours14° 58' 10.6"973.00 mieast1° 12' 08.1"82.69 minorth980.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneSat 9:32 PM830 km516 miles448 nmSouth S
CairnsSat 9:32 PM918 km570 miles496 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSat 10:32 PM1333 km828 miles720 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 10:32 PM1342 km834 miles725 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbySat 9:32 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaSat 10:32 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmEast E
SydneySat 9:32 PM1557 km967 miles841 nmSouth S
CanberraSat 9:32 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsSat 9:02 PM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelbourneSat 9:32 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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