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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 19:44:00 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 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' South, Longitude: 59° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.78 meters/second, 1590.4 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.47 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 27' 11.0"988.12 miwest0° 11' 18.3"12.95 minorth988.45 mi
24 hours12° 52' 34.1"880.32 mieast4° 40' 58.0"321.79 minorth941.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaTue 11:44 PM666 km414 miles360 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisTue 11:44 PM1288 km801 miles696 nmSouth S
Diego GarciaWed 1:44 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmEast E
Saint-DenisTue 11:44 PM1423 km884 miles768 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntananarivoTue 10:44 PM1743 km1083 miles941 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniTue 10:44 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuTue 10:44 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmNorthwest NW
MaleWed 12:44 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamTue 10:44 PM2277 km1415 miles1230 nmWest W
DodomaTue 10:44 PM2675 km1662 miles1444 nmWest W

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