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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 12:06:00 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: 51%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' South, Longitude: 85° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.28 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.89 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.6"953.28 miwest0° 05' 49.1"6.67 misouth953.05 mi
24 hours13° 39' 04.1"900.97 mieast1° 49' 28.2"125.48 misouth905.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaWed 6:06 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandWed 5:06 PM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaWed 7:06 PM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungWed 7:06 PM2642 km1642 miles1427 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleWed 5:06 PM2743 km1704 miles1481 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 5:36 PM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeWed 8:06 PM2867 km1782 miles1548 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurWed 8:06 PM2870 km1783 miles1550 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisWed 4:06 PM2992 km1859 miles1615 nmWest W
Saint-DenisWed 4:06 PM3207 km1993 miles1731 nmWest-southwest WSW
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