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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 10:00:00 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 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 PM1290 km802 miles696 nmWest W
PapeeteMidnight Mon-Tue1325 km823 miles715 nmSoutheast SE
ApiaTue 11:00 PM1381 km858 miles746 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMidnight Tue-Wed1393 km866 miles752 nmNorth N
AlofiMon 11:00 PM1461 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 PM2344 km1456 miles1266 nmWest W
SuvaTue 10:00 PM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmWest-southwest WSW
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