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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 10:00:00 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 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 30' South, Longitude: 172° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.90 meters/second, 1529.6 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 825.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.84 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 24' 13.4"950.23 miwest0° 06' 14.3"7.15 minorth950.53 mi
24 hours345° 52' 35.2"931.75 miwest3° 01' 30.3"208.01 minorth961.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSun 9:00 PM467 km290 miles252 nmWest W
NadiSun 10:00 PM500 km311 miles270 nmEast E
LautokaSun 10:00 PM504 km313 miles272 nmEast E
SuvaSun 10:00 PM610 km379 miles329 nmEast E
LuganvilleSun 9:00 PM631 km392 miles341 nmWest-northwest WNW
LevukaSun 10:00 PM650 km404 miles351 nmEast E
LabasaSun 10:00 PM719 km447 miles388 nmEast E
NoumeaSun 9:00 PM841 km523 miles454 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 10:00 PM1219 km757 miles658 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSun 11:00 PM1332 km827 miles719 nmEast-southeast ESE
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