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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 9:00:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 90%

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 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 36' South, Longitude: 172° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.64 meters/second, 1528.7 km/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.83 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 11.5"949.66 miWest0° 06' 06.9"7.01 miNorth949.95 mi
24 hours14° 08' 26.8"932.37 miEast2° 58' 49.8"204.94 miNorth961.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuSun 10:00 PM164 km102 miles88 nmSouthwest SW
PangaiSun 10:00 PM289 km179 miles156 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiSat 10:00 PM352 km219 miles190 nmEast-southeast ESE
Salelologa (Savai'i)Sun 10:00 PM434 km270 miles234 nmNorth N
ApiaSun 10:00 PM434 km270 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoSat 10:00 PM436 km271 miles236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaSun 10:00 PM460 km286 miles248 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mata-UtuSun 9:00 PM593 km368 miles320 nmNorthwest NW
LabasaSun 9:00 PM835 km519 miles451 nmWest W
SuvaSun 9:00 PM923 km573 miles498 nmWest W

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