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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 09:30:00 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 09:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 38' South, Longitude: 152° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.03 meters/second, 1580.5 km/hour, 982.1 miles/hour or 853.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.37 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 26' 35.8"981.95 miwest0° 10' 45.0"12.31 minorth982.31 mi
24 hours13° 05' 59.8"890.63 mieast4° 31' 51.4"311.38 minorth948.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 11:30 PM820 km509 miles443 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 11:30 PM1420 km882 miles766 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiTue 11:30 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoTue 10:30 PM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmWest W
AlofiMon 10:30 PM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaTue 10:30 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaTue 10:30 PM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownTue 1:30 AM2837 km1763 miles1532 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandMon 9:30 PM2931 km1821 miles1583 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiTue 9:30 PM3134 km1947 miles1692 nmWest W
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