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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 08:00:00 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 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 54' South, Longitude: 130° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.60 meters/second, 1579.0 km/hour, 981.1 miles/hour or 852.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.35 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.5"980.98 miwest0° 10' 39.3"12.21 minorth981.35 mi
24 hours13° 08' 01.1"892.13 mieast4° 30' 12.5"309.49 minorth949.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 10:30 PM993 km617 miles536 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownMidnight Mon-Tue1570 km976 miles848 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 10:00 PM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter IslandTue 2:00 AM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiTue 10:00 PM3275 km2035 miles1768 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 10:00 PM3313 km2059 miles1789 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 9:00 PM4310 km2678 miles2327 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaTue 9:00 PM4479 km2783 miles2419 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 10:00 PM4641 km2884 miles2506 nmNorthwest NW
Mexico City *Tue 3:00 AM4815 km2992 miles2600 nmNortheast NE

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