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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 08:44:00 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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 15' South, Longitude: 128° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.68 meters/second, 1600.8 km/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 27' 53.9"994.62 miwest0° 11' 47.1"13.50 minorth994.90 mi
24 hours12° 36' 47.1"867.29 mieast4° 47' 16.2"328.98 minorth930.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 12:44 AM2094 km1301 miles1130 nmSouth S
PapeeteTue 10:44 PM2645 km1644 miles1428 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter IslandWed 2:44 AM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiWed 10:44 PM3369 km2093 miles1819 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaTue 10:44 PM3792 km2356 miles2047 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Wed 3:44 AM4261 km2647 miles2301 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 1:44 AM4318 km2683 miles2331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 2:44 AM4318 km2683 miles2332 nmEast E
HonoluluTue 10:44 PM4454 km2768 miles2405 nmNorthwest NW
Los Angeles *Wed 1:44 AM4579 km2845 miles2473 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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