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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 07:00:00 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: 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 07:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 55' South, Longitude: 129° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.94 meters/second, 1551.4 km/hour, 964.0 miles/hour or 837.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.07 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 25' 07.3"963.79 miwest0° 08' 35.6"9.85 minorth964.16 mi
24 hours13° 42' 04.6"915.85 mieast3° 50' 50.5"264.48 minorth960.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 11:00 PM1124 km698 miles607 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 9:00 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmWest W
Easter IslandMon 1:00 AM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 9:00 PM3233 km2009 miles1746 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 9:00 PM3547 km2204 miles1915 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 8:00 PM4277 km2657 miles2309 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaMon 8:00 PM4511 km2803 miles2436 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 8:00 PM4830 km3001 miles2608 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 9:00 PM5038 km3131 miles2720 nmNorthwest NW
Mexico City *Mon 2:00 AM5078 km3155 miles2742 nmNortheast NE

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