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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 09:50:00 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: 82%

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 09:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 22' South, Longitude: 160° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.14 meters/second, 1512.5 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.7 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' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 23' 46.5"939.54 miwest0° 03' 03.5"3.51 minorth939.69 mi
24 hours14° 25' 45.8"941.70 mieast1° 50' 27.6"126.62 minorth955.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 8:50 PM681 km423 miles368 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleSat 8:50 PM810 km504 miles438 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSat 8:50 PM826 km513 miles446 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraSat 8:50 PM1102 km685 miles595 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSat 7:50 PM1190 km740 miles643 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 7:50 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 7:50 PM1821 km1131 miles983 nmNorthwest NW
SydneySat 7:50 PM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaSat 9:50 PM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmEast E
CanberraSat 7:50 PM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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