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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 Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 05:56:00 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: 48%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:52 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' South, Longitude: 174° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.95 meters/second, 1540.6 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"15.95 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 27' 05.1"957.02 miwest0° 06' 25.5"7.36 misouth956.78 mi
24 hours346° 30' 46.9"893.18 miwest2° 05' 43.6"144.11 misouth899.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaWed 5:56 PM290 km180 miles157 nmEast-southeast ESE
NadiWed 5:56 PM293 km182 miles158 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaWed 5:56 PM407 km253 miles219 nmEast-southeast ESE
LevukaWed 5:56 PM434 km269 miles234 nmEast-southeast ESE
LabasaWed 5:56 PM483 km300 miles261 nmEast E
Port VilaWed 4:56 PM704 km437 miles380 nmWest W
LuganvilleWed 4:56 PM834 km518 miles450 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 5:56 PM1031 km641 miles557 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaWed 4:56 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaWed 6:56 PM1151 km715 miles622 nmEast-southeast ESE
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