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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 09:00:00 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: 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
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 PM437 km272 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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