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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 14:10:00 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: 100%

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 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 47' South, Longitude: 140° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.33 meters/second, 1585.2 km/hour, 985.0 miles/hour or 855.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.42 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 26' 52.0"984.86 miwest0° 11' 01.4"12.63 minorth985.21 mi
24 hours12° 59' 47.1"885.94 mieast4° 36' 28.5"316.66 minorth945.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenWed 12:10 AM614 km382 miles332 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyWed 12:10 AM759 km471 miles410 nmEast E
JayapuraTue 11:10 PM802 km498 miles433 nmNorth N
LaeWed 12:10 AM812 km504 miles438 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsWed 12:10 AM989 km614 miles534 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinTue 11:40 PM1073 km667 miles579 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariTue 11:10 PM1203 km747 miles649 nmNorthwest NW
DiliTue 11:10 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmWest W
Alice SpringsTue 11:40 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokTue 11:10 PM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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