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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 09:10:00 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: 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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 36' South, Longitude: 161° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.61 meters/second, 1553.8 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.09 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 25' 14.0"965.30 miwest0° 08' 48.4"10.09 minorth965.67 mi
24 hours13° 39' 11.5"913.95 mieast3° 55' 07.5"269.38 minorth959.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSun 11:10 PM748 km465 miles404 nmSouth S
AlofiSun 10:10 PM1056 km656 miles570 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaMon 10:10 PM1150 km714 miles621 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 10:10 PM1242 km771 miles670 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSun 11:10 PM1280 km796 miles691 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaMon 10:10 PM1654 km1028 miles893 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 11:10 PM1869 km1162 miles1009 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaMon 9:10 PM2216 km1377 miles1196 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiMon 9:10 PM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSun 9:10 PM2351 km1461 miles1270 nmNorthwest NW

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