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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 09:20:00 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 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 23' South, Longitude: 167° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.07 meters/second, 1512.3 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.6 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"939.40 miwest0° 02' 59.5"3.43 minorth939.55 mi
24 hours345° 34' 01.5"941.79 miwest1° 48' 52.6"124.81 minorth955.05 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 8:20 PM189 km117 miles102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaSat 8:20 PM352 km219 miles190 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuganvilleSat 8:20 PM435 km271 miles235 nmNorth N
NadiSat 9:20 PM1021 km635 miles551 nmEast E
SuvaSat 9:20 PM1120 km696 miles605 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 8:20 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 9:20 PM1715 km1066 miles926 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneSat 7:20 PM1760 km1094 miles950 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 10:20 PM1777 km1104 miles960 nmEast E
AucklandSat 9:20 PM2048 km1273 miles1106 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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