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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 07:10:00 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: 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 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 132° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.99 meters/second, 1551.6 km/hour, 964.1 miles/hour or 837.8 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' 07.9"963.91 miwest0° 08' 36.5"9.87 minorth964.28 mi
24 hours13° 41' 51.5"915.71 mieast3° 51' 10.5"264.86 minorth960.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSun 10:10 PM954 km593 miles515 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaiohaeSun 9:40 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownSun 11:10 PM1150 km714 miles621 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 9:10 PM1868 km1160 miles1008 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter IslandMon 1:10 AM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSun 9:10 PM2987 km1856 miles1613 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 9:10 PM3322 km2065 miles1794 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 8:10 PM4024 km2501 miles2173 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaMon 8:10 PM4253 km2643 miles2296 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 8:10 PM4275 km2657 miles2309 nmWest W

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