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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 Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 03:50:00 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: 88%

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 Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 06' South, Longitude: 98° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.40 meters/second, 1524.2 km/hour, 947.1 miles/hour or 823.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.78 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 24' 02.3"946.87 miwest0° 05' 27.9"6.26 minorth947.13 mi
24 hours14° 13' 27.9"935.29 mieast2° 44' 35.9"188.64 minorth960.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandSat 9:50 PM1494 km928 miles807 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 9:50 PM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 10:50 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 10:50 PM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 11:50 PM3227 km2005 miles1743 nmEast E
SantiagoSat 11:50 PM3249 km2019 miles1754 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSat 7:50 PM3356 km2086 miles1812 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoSat 11:50 PM3426 km2129 miles1850 nmEast E
San JoseSat 9:50 PM3481 km2163 miles1880 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 11:50 PM3502 km2176 miles1891 nmEast E

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