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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 09:10:00 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: 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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' South, Longitude: 170° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.05 meters/second, 1512.2 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
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 23' 46.5"939.35 miwest0° 02' 58.1"3.40 minorth939.50 mi
24 hours345° 33' 57.3"941.81 miwest1° 48' 20.9"124.20 minorth954.97 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 8:10 PM277 km172 miles150 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSat 8:10 PM510 km317 miles275 nmSouthwest SW
LuganvilleSat 8:10 PM542 km337 miles293 nmNorthwest NW
NadiSat 9:10 PM773 km480 miles418 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaSat 9:10 PM783 km487 miles423 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSat 9:10 PM870 km540 miles470 nmEast E
LabasaSat 9:10 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSat 10:10 PM1528 km950 miles825 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 9:10 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSat 8:10 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmNorthwest NW

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