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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 08:20:00 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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 50' South, Longitude: 135° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.69 meters/second, 1579.3 km/hour, 981.3 miles/hour or 852.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.35 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 26' 31.8"981.20 miwest0° 10' 40.5"12.23 minorth981.56 mi
24 hours13° 07' 34.0"891.80 mieast4° 30' 34.9"309.92 minorth949.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 10:50 PM487 km303 miles263 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownTue 12:20 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteMon 10:20 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 10:20 PM2800 km1740 miles1512 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 10:20 PM2840 km1765 miles1534 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter IslandTue 2:20 AM3275 km2035 miles1768 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiMon 9:20 PM3809 km2367 miles2057 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 9:20 PM3922 km2437 miles2118 nmWest W
ApiaTue 9:20 PM3960 km2461 miles2138 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 10:20 PM4318 km2683 miles2331 nmNorthwest NW
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