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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 17:10:00 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: 97%

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 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 23' South, Longitude: 83° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.11 meters/second, 1562.8 km/hour, 971.1 miles/hour or 843.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.18 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 25' 39.8"970.90 miwest0° 09' 32.2"10.93 minorth971.28 mi
24 hours13° 28' 19.6"906.61 mieast4° 09' 31.6"285.85 minorth957.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 11:10 PM1382 km859 miles746 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleMon 10:10 PM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 10:40 PM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmNorth N
ColomboMon 10:40 PM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramMon 10:40 PM2525 km1569 miles1364 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiMon 10:40 PM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaTue 12:10 AM2682 km1667 miles1448 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurTue 1:10 AM2720 km1690 miles1468 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandMon 10:10 PM2767 km1719 miles1494 nmSouth S
SingaporeTue 1:10 AM2774 km1724 miles1498 nmNortheast NE
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