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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 16:10:00 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: 92%

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 16:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 50' South, Longitude: 83° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.55 meters/second, 1535.6 km/hour, 954.2 miles/hour or 829.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.90 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 26.8"953.93 miwest0° 06' 58.7"8.00 minorth954.26 mi
24 hours14° 00' 37.1"927.65 mieast3° 17' 23.1"226.19 minorth962.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 10:10 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSun 9:10 PM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSun 9:10 PM2588 km1608 miles1398 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 9:40 PM2659 km1652 miles1436 nmNorth N
JakartaSun 11:10 PM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisSun 8:10 PM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kuala LumpurMon 12:10 AM2952 km1834 miles1594 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeMon 12:10 AM2970 km1846 miles1604 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisSun 8:10 PM3025 km1880 miles1633 nmWest-southwest WSW
PontianakSun 11:10 PM3355 km2085 miles1811 nmEast-northeast ENE

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