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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, August 5, 2013 at 21:50:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 5, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' North, Longitude: 158° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.70 meters/second, 1564.9 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 32' 16.1"972.21 miwest0° 07' 05.8"8.13 misouth972.51 mi
24 hours11° 00' 22.3"736.09 mieast3° 07' 57.1"215.34 misouth771.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloMon 11:50 AM654 km407 miles353 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluMon 11:50 AM723 km449 miles390 nmNorth N
KiritimatiTue 11:50 AM1438 km894 miles777 nmSouth S
MidwayMon 10:50 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandMon 9:50 AM2551 km1585 miles1377 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 10:50 AM3018 km1876 miles1630 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 9:50 AM3409 km2118 miles1841 nmWest W
TarawaTue 9:50 AM3461 km2150 miles1869 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaTue 10:50 AM3487 km2167 miles1883 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 9:50 AM3561 km2213 miles1923 nmSouthwest SW
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