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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 13:44:00 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 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 16' South, Longitude: 159° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.58 meters/second, 1604.1 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' 09.4"996.64 miwest0° 11' 54.2"13.63 minorth996.89 mi
24 hours12° 31' 11.3"862.37 mieast4° 48' 11.1"330.02 minorth925.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoThu 12:44 AM434 km270 miles234 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaWed 11:44 PM454 km282 miles245 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraThu 12:44 AM464 km288 miles250 nmSouth S
BukaWed 11:44 PM541 km336 miles292 nmWest W
YarenThu 1:44 AM971 km604 miles524 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirThu 12:44 AM1355 km842 miles732 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyWed 11:44 PM1441 km896 miles778 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 1:44 AM1668 km1036 miles901 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaThu 12:44 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 1:44 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmNortheast NE

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