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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 08:40:00 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: 96%

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 08:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 41' South, Longitude: 153° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.46 meters/second, 1553.2 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.08 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 25' 12.6"964.95 miwest0° 08' 45.5"10.04 minorth965.32 mi
24 hours13° 39' 51.6"914.39 mieast3° 54' 08.9"268.26 minorth960.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 10:40 PM564 km351 miles305 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 10:40 PM953 km592 miles515 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSun 9:40 PM1769 km1099 miles955 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 10:40 PM1868 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaMon 9:40 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 9:40 PM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 9:40 PM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownMon 12:40 AM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaMon 8:40 PM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 8:40 PM2977 km1850 miles1608 nmWest-northwest WNW
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