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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 Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 06:44:00 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 phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 06:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 38' South, Longitude: 99° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.28 meters/second, 1599.4 km/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.56 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 27' 47.4"993.74 miwest0° 11' 43.6"13.43 minorth994.02 mi
24 hours12° 39' 06.1"869.28 mieast4° 46' 40.5"328.30 minorth932.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:44 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilWed 1:44 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoWed 1:44 AM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseWed 12:44 AM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmNortheast NE
Easter IslandWed 12:44 AM2505 km1556 miles1352 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LimaWed 1:44 AM2505 km1557 miles1353 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorWed 12:44 AM2505 km1557 miles1353 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 12:44 AM2523 km1567 miles1362 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaWed 12:44 AM2537 km1576 miles1370 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Wed 1:44 AM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmNorth N

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