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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 10:10:00 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: 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 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' South, Longitude: 155° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.18 meters/second, 1512.6 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.67 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 23' 46.5"939.64 miwest0° 03' 06.3"3.56 minorth939.79 mi
24 hours14° 25' 37.2"941.64 mieast1° 51' 31.0"127.83 minorth955.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneSat 8:10 PM946 km588 miles511 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSat 8:10 PM1103 km685 miles595 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSat 9:10 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 9:10 PM1181 km734 miles638 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaSat 9:10 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmEast E
Port MoresbySat 8:10 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmNorthwest NW
SydneySat 8:10 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CanberraSat 8:10 PM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelbourneSat 8:10 PM2305 km1432 miles1244 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsSat 7:40 PM2329 km1447 miles1258 nmWest-southwest WSW

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