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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 09:00:00 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: 81%

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 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' South, Longitude: 172° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.03 meters/second, 1512.1 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.05 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 23' 46.5"939.30 miwest0° 02' 56.8"3.38 minorth939.45 mi
24 hours345° 33' 53.4"941.84 miwest1° 47' 49.1"123.59 minorth954.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSat 8:00 PM496 km309 miles268 nmWest-northwest WNW
NadiSat 9:00 PM530 km329 miles286 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaSat 9:00 PM542 km337 miles293 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSat 9:00 PM622 km386 miles336 nmEast-northeast ENE
LevukaSat 9:00 PM677 km421 miles366 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaSat 8:00 PM722 km448 miles390 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleSat 8:00 PM726 km451 miles392 nmNorthwest NW
LabasaSat 9:00 PM781 km486 miles422 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSat 10:00 PM1280 km795 miles691 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 9:00 PM1396 km867 miles754 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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