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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 08:50:00 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 08:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 45' South, Longitude: 142° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.84 meters/second, 1579.8 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.4"981.52 miwest0° 10' 42.5"12.27 minorth981.88 mi
24 hours13° 06' 53.5"891.30 mieast4° 31' 08.0"310.55 minorth949.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 11:20 PM398 km248 miles215 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteMon 10:50 PM1057 km657 miles571 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 12:50 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiTue 10:50 PM2140 km1330 miles1155 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaMon 10:50 PM2164 km1345 miles1168 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiMon 9:50 PM3067 km1906 miles1656 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 9:50 PM3133 km1947 miles1692 nmWest W
ApiaTue 9:50 PM3181 km1977 miles1718 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 9:50 PM3658 km2273 miles1975 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 10:50 PM3915 km2433 miles2114 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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