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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 09:00:00 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 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 43' South, Longitude: 145° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.89 meters/second, 1580.0 km/hour, 981.8 miles/hour or 853.1 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' 34.0"981.63 miwest0° 10' 43.1"12.28 minorth981.99 mi
24 hours13° 06' 40.2"891.13 mieast4° 31' 18.9"310.76 minorth949.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 11:30 PM641 km398 miles346 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteMon 11:00 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiTue 11:00 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaMon 11:00 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 1:00 AM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiMon 10:00 PM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 10:00 PM2869 km1783 miles1549 nmWest W
ApiaTue 10:00 PM2922 km1816 miles1578 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 10:00 PM3417 km2123 miles1845 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 9:00 PM3678 km2285 miles1986 nmWest-northwest WNW

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