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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 09:10:00 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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' South, Longitude: 147° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.93 meters/second, 1580.2 km/hour, 981.9 miles/hour or 853.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 26' 34.6"981.73 miwest0° 10' 43.8"12.29 minorth982.10 mi
24 hours13° 06' 26.7"890.97 mieast4° 31' 29.8"310.97 minorth949.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 11:10 PM790 km491 miles427 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaiohaeMon 11:40 PM896 km557 miles484 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaMon 11:10 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 11:10 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownTue 1:10 AM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiMon 10:10 PM2581 km1604 miles1394 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 10:10 PM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmWest W
ApiaTue 10:10 PM2663 km1655 miles1438 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 10:10 PM3177 km1974 miles1716 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 9:10 PM3426 km2129 miles1850 nmWest-northwest WNW
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