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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 Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 09:56:00 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: 61%

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 Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' South, Longitude: 130° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.43 meters/second, 1517.2 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.71 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 25' 13.1"942.41 miwest0° 03' 22.0"3.86 misouth942.25 mi
24 hours14° 08' 37.9"924.35 mieast0° 45' 35.1"52.26 misouth923.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekThu 7:26 PM375 km233 miles203 nmEast E
Alice SpringsThu 7:26 PM605 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinThu 7:26 PM739 km459 miles399 nmNorth N
DiliThu 6:56 PM1293 km803 miles698 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaThu 6:41 PM1400 km870 miles756 nmSouth S
CairnsThu 7:56 PM1619 km1006 miles874 nmEast E
AdelaideThu 7:26 PM1918 km1192 miles1035 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakassarThu 5:56 PM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarThu 5:56 PM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmWest-northwest WNW
PerthThu 5:56 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmSouthwest SW
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