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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 12:44:00 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 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 27' South, Longitude: 174° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.41 meters/second, 1603.5 km/hour, 996.4 miles/hour or 865.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 28' 06.3"996.26 miwest0° 11' 52.9"13.61 minorth996.52 mi
24 hours347° 27' 42.8"863.35 miwest4° 48' 04.0"329.89 minorth926.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiThu 12:44 AM667 km414 miles360 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaThu 12:44 AM768 km477 miles415 nmNorth N
YarenThu 12:44 AM959 km596 miles518 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandWed 12:44 AM1227 km763 miles663 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroThu 12:44 AM1429 km888 miles771 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaThu 12:44 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaWed 11:44 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraWed 11:44 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 1:44 AM1684 km1047 miles909 nmEast-southeast ESE
ApiaThu 1:44 AM1813 km1126 miles979 nmEast-southeast ESE

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