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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 9:20:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 39' South, Longitude: 149° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.98 meters/second, 1580.3 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.36 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 26' 35.2"981.84 miWest0° 10' 44.4"12.30 miNorth982.20 mi
24 hours13° 06' 13.2"890.80 miEast4° 31' 40.6"311.17 miNorth948.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 11:20 PM762 km473 miles411 nmSouth S
RarotongaMon 11:20 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 11:20 PM1611 km1001 miles870 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoTue 10:20 PM2339 km1454 miles1263 nmWest W
AlofiMon 10:20 PM2344 km1456 miles1265 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaTue 10:20 PM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmWest W
AdamstownTue 1:20 AM2629 km1634 miles1420 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaTue 10:20 PM2941 km1828 miles1588 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 9:20 PM3177 km1974 miles1715 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiTue 9:20 PM3399 km2112 miles1835 nmWest W

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