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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 14:44:00 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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 41' South, Longitude: 132° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.48 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 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' 53.8"985.20 miwest0° 11' 03.2"12.66 minorth985.55 mi
24 hours12° 59' 02.4"885.37 mieast4° 36' 59.0"317.24 minorth945.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinWed 12:14 AM337 km210 miles182 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BaucauTue 11:44 PM635 km394 miles343 nmWest-northwest WNW
SameTue 11:44 PM712 km442 miles385 nmWest W
DiliTue 11:44 PM727 km452 miles393 nmWest W
SuaiTue 11:44 PM752 km467 miles406 nmWest W
AmbonTue 11:44 PM790 km491 miles427 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangTue 10:44 PM935 km581 miles505 nmWest W
ManokwariTue 11:44 PM998 km620 miles539 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KendariTue 10:44 PM1231 km765 miles665 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraTue 11:44 PM1237 km769 miles668 nmNortheast NE
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