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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 23:56:00 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: 56%

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 23:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 28' South, Longitude: 85° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.41 meters/second, 1524.3 km/hour, 947.1 miles/hour or 823.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 25' 50.1"946.84 miwest0° 04' 32.8"5.21 misouth946.65 mi
24 hours13° 56' 19.6"914.59 mieast1° 15' 57.6"87.08 misouth915.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 6:56 PM1118 km695 miles604 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 7:56 PM1813 km1126 miles979 nmEast E
GuayaquilWed 6:56 PM1884 km1171 miles1018 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 5:56 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoWed 7:56 PM2085 km1295 miles1126 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreWed 7:56 PM2090 km1299 miles1129 nmEast E
QuitoWed 6:56 PM2142 km1331 miles1156 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SantiagoWed 7:56 PM2194 km1363 miles1184 nmSoutheast SE
CórdobaWed 8:56 PM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmSoutheast SE
Easter IslandWed 5:56 PM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmWest-southwest WSW
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