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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 09:00:00 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 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 12' South, Longitude: 131° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.73 meters/second, 1601.0 km/hour, 994.8 miles/hour or 864.5 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' 54.6"994.74 miwest0° 11' 47.5"13.50 minorth995.01 mi
24 hours12° 36' 28.7"867.03 mieast4° 47' 20.3"329.06 minorth930.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeTue 11:30 PM886 km551 miles479 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownWed 1:00 AM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmSouth S
PapeeteTue 11:00 PM2288 km1421 miles1235 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 11:00 PM2956 km1837 miles1596 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter IslandWed 3:00 AM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaTue 11:00 PM3427 km2129 miles1850 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 11:00 PM4153 km2581 miles2242 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoWed 10:00 PM4342 km2698 miles2345 nmWest W
AlofiTue 10:00 PM4348 km2702 miles2348 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaWed 10:00 PM4438 km2758 miles2396 nmWest-southwest WSW

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