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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 13:34:00 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 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 17' South, Longitude: 161° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.55 meters/second, 1604.0 km/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 28' 08.8"996.58 miwest0° 11' 54.0"13.63 minorth996.83 mi
24 hours12° 31' 22.2"862.53 mieast4° 48' 10.0"330.00 minorth925.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraThu 12:34 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoThu 12:34 AM646 km401 miles349 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArawaWed 11:34 PM716 km445 miles387 nmWest W
YarenThu 1:34 AM762 km473 miles411 nmNortheast NE
BukaWed 11:34 PM808 km502 miles436 nmWest W
PalikirThu 12:34 AM1414 km879 miles764 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaThu 1:34 AM1434 km891 miles774 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaThu 12:34 AM1540 km957 miles832 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyWed 11:34 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 1:34 AM1716 km1067 miles927 nmNortheast NE

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