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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 Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 21:40:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 42' North, Longitude: 145° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.49 meters/second, 1585.8 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.42 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 32' 41.9"985.19 miwest0° 08' 33.8"9.81 misouth985.50 mi
24 hours10° 51' 40.9"735.72 mieast3° 39' 20.2"251.24 misouth781.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 11:40 AM1725 km1072 miles931 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 11:40 AM1733 km1077 miles936 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 11:40 AM3270 km2032 miles1766 nmSouth S
San Francisco *Tue 2:40 PM3666 km2278 miles1980 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Tue 2:40 PM3681 km2288 miles1988 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandTue 9:40 AM3692 km2294 miles1994 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 10:40 AM3712 km2307 miles2005 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 10:40 AM3820 km2374 miles2063 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaTue 11:40 AM3980 km2473 miles2149 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HermosilloTue 2:40 PM4027 km2502 miles2175 nmNortheast NE

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