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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 Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 03:10:00 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: 79%

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 Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 39' South, Longitude: 103° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.42 meters/second, 1509.9 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 23' 47.4"937.92 miwest0° 02' 08.3"2.45 minorth938.03 mi
24 hours14° 27' 54.7"942.40 mieast1° 29' 04.7"102.12 minorth952.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandFri 9:10 PM1026 km638 miles554 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 9:10 PM2558 km1589 miles1381 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownFri 7:10 PM2816 km1750 miles1521 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 10:10 PM2936 km1824 miles1585 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 10:10 PM3457 km2148 miles1867 nmNortheast NE
SantiagoFri 11:10 PM3576 km2222 miles1931 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazFri 11:10 PM3737 km2322 miles2018 nmEast E
San JoseFri 9:10 PM3894 km2420 miles2103 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoFri 11:10 PM3961 km2461 miles2139 nmEast E
ManaguaFri 9:10 PM3984 km2476 miles2151 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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