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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 Tuesday, August 20, 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: 99%

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 Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 02' South, Longitude: 118° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.36 meters/second, 1578.1 km/hour, 980.6 miles/hour or 852.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.34 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.7"980.44 miwest0° 10' 36.0"12.14 minorth980.81 mi
24 hours13° 09' 08.7"892.97 mieast4° 29' 15.3"308.41 minorth950.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 11:10 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmSouthwest SW
Easter IslandTue 1:10 AM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsTue 1:10 AM3398 km2111 miles1835 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteMon 9:10 PM3412 km2120 miles1842 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Tue 2:10 AM3990 km2479 miles2154 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 1:10 AM4200 km2610 miles2268 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 1:10 AM4247 km2639 miles2293 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaTue 1:10 AM4401 km2734 miles2376 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaTue 1:10 AM4440 km2759 miles2397 nmNortheast NE
San JoseTue 1:10 AM4470 km2778 miles2414 nmEast-northeast ENE
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