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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 09:20:00 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 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 34' South, Longitude: 177° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.73 meters/second, 1529.0 km/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.6 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' 12.1"949.85 miwest0° 06' 09.3"7.06 minorth950.14 mi
24 hours14° 08' 06.1"932.16 mieast2° 59' 43.5"205.97 minorth961.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TubouSun 9:20 PM140 km87 miles76 nmWest-southwest WSW
LabasaSun 9:20 PM338 km210 miles183 nmWest-northwest WNW
LevukaSun 9:20 PM370 km230 miles200 nmWest W
NeiafuSun 10:20 PM409 km254 miles221 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSun 9:20 PM417 km259 miles225 nmWest W
PangaiSun 10:20 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSun 10:20 PM473 km294 miles255 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mata-UtuSun 9:20 PM500 km311 miles270 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LautokaSun 9:20 PM516 km321 miles279 nmWest W
NadiSun 9:20 PM520 km323 miles281 nmWest W
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