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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 10:10:00 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 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' South, Longitude: 148° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.95 meters/second, 1601.8 km/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 27' 58.4"995.23 miwest0° 11' 49.3"13.54 minorth995.50 mi
24 hours12° 35' 09.0"865.87 mieast4° 47' 36.9"329.37 minorth928.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 12:10 AM1280 km795 miles691 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 12:10 AM1282 km797 miles692 nmSouth S
RarotongaWed 12:10 AM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 11:10 PM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmWest W
ApiaWed 11:10 PM2658 km1651 miles1435 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 11:10 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 2:10 AM2910 km1808 miles1571 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandTue 10:10 PM3145 km1954 miles1698 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluWed 12:10 AM3173 km1972 miles1713 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaWed 11:10 PM3300 km2050 miles1782 nmWest-southwest WSW

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