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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 07:10:00 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: 89%

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 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' South, Longitude: 146° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.19 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.81 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 24' 08.0"948.64 miwest0° 05' 53.2"6.75 minorth948.92 mi
24 hours14° 10' 17.5"933.45 mieast2° 53' 51.5"199.25 minorth961.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 9:10 PM329 km204 miles178 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 9:10 PM1446 km899 miles781 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 11:10 PM1877 km1166 miles1014 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 8:10 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 9:10 PM2479 km1540 miles1338 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaSun 8:10 PM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 8:10 PM2833 km1760 miles1530 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 8:10 PM3034 km1885 miles1638 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaSun 7:10 PM3712 km2307 miles2004 nmWest W
Baker IslandSat 7:10 PM3840 km2386 miles2074 nmWest-northwest WNW

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