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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 10:00:00 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 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' South, Longitude: 159° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.17 meters/second, 1581.0 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 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' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.5"982.26 miWest0° 10' 46.8"12.35 miNorth982.63 mi
24 hours13° 05' 19.4"890.13 miEast4° 32' 23.3"311.99 miNorth948.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaMidnight Mon-Tue1184 km736 miles639 nmSouth S
FakaofoTue 11:00 PM1287 km799 miles695 nmWest W
PapeeteMidnight Mon-Tue1325 km823 miles716 nmSoutheast SE
ApiaTue 11:00 PM1381 km858 miles746 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMidnight Tue-Wed1393 km866 miles752 nmNorth N
AlofiMon 11:00 PM1462 km908 miles789 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaTue 11:00 PM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 10:00 PM2220 km1380 miles1199 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiTue 10:00 PM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmWest W
SuvaTue 10:00 PM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmWest-southwest WSW

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