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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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 04:20:00 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: 95%

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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 17' South, Longitude: 91° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.12 meters/second, 1548.4 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.04 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 24' 59.5"961.95 miwest0° 08' 19.3"9.54 minorth962.32 mi
24 hours13° 45' 35.0"918.14 mieast3° 45' 21.1"258.20 minorth961.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 11:20 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsSun 10:20 PM1605 km997 miles866 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 11:20 PM1924 km1195 miles1039 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 11:20 PM2192 km1362 miles1183 nmNortheast NE
Easter IslandSun 10:20 PM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmSouthwest SW
La PazMon 12:20 AM2500 km1554 miles1350 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 12:20 AM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmEast E
SucreMon 12:20 AM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmEast-southeast ESE
SantiagoMon 12:20 AM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseSun 10:20 PM2906 km1806 miles1569 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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