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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 11:10:00 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: 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 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 23' South, Longitude: 155° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.20 meters/second, 1530.7 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.85 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 24' 15.7"950.91 miwest0° 06' 22.8"7.32 minorth951.21 mi
24 hours14° 06' 10.7"931.02 mieast3° 04' 35.4"211.54 minorth961.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSun 10:10 PM983 km611 miles531 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsSun 9:10 PM1079 km671 miles583 nmWest W
BrisbaneSun 9:10 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaSun 10:10 PM1229 km764 miles664 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySun 9:10 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSun 10:10 PM1318 km819 miles711 nmEast E
SydneySun 9:10 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CanberraSun 9:10 PM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 11:10 PM2220 km1379 miles1199 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSun 8:10 PM2336 km1452 miles1262 nmNorthwest NW
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