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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 18:44:00 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 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 56' South, Longitude: 74° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.53 meters/second, 1589.5 km/hour, 987.7 miles/hour or 858.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.46 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 27' 07.6"987.55 miwest0° 11' 15.5"12.90 minorth987.89 mi
24 hours12° 53' 50.8"881.33 mieast4° 40' 14.4"320.96 minorth942.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaWed 12:44 AM273 km169 miles147 nmNorthwest NW
Addu CityTue 11:44 PM922 km573 miles498 nmNorth N
MaleTue 11:44 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 12:14 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboWed 12:14 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 12:14 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth N
MaduraiWed 12:14 AM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaTue 10:44 PM2136 km1328 miles1154 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisTue 10:44 PM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisTue 10:44 PM2416 km1501 miles1305 nmSouthwest SW
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