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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 08:10:00 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 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 41' South, Longitude: 160° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.43 meters/second, 1528.0 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.82 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 09.8"949.19 miwest0° 06' 00.6"6.89 minorth949.48 mi
24 hours14° 09' 17.7"932.87 mieast2° 56' 34.8"202.37 minorth961.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 10:10 PM409 km254 miles221 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiSat 9:10 PM967 km601 miles522 nmWest W
PapeeteSat 10:10 PM1201 km746 miles648 nmEast E
ApiaSun 9:10 PM1242 km772 miles671 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 9:10 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSun 9:10 PM1551 km964 miles837 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaSun 8:10 PM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 10:10 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmNorth N
FunafutiSun 8:10 PM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSat 8:10 PM2614 km1624 miles1411 nmNorthwest NW

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