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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 15:50:00 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: 84%

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 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' South, Longitude: 74° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.02 meters/second, 1515.7 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.70 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 23' 48.8"941.52 miwest0° 03' 52.7"4.45 minorth941.72 mi
24 hours14° 22' 39.5"940.27 mieast2° 09' 10.9"148.07 minorth957.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 9:50 PM1309 km814 miles707 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 7:50 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 7:50 PM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSat 8:50 PM2105 km1308 miles1136 nmSouth S
MaleSat 8:50 PM2568 km1595 miles1386 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 7:50 PM2595 km1612 miles1401 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSat 6:50 PM2818 km1751 miles1522 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 9:20 PM2931 km1821 miles1583 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 8:50 PM3384 km2103 miles1827 nmSouth S
MoroniSat 6:50 PM3425 km2128 miles1849 nmWest W

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