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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 15:10:00 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: 99%

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 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 58' South, Longitude: 138° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.81 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 28' 13.7"997.17 miwest0° 11' 55.8"13.66 minorth997.41 mi
24 hours12° 29' 38.3"860.97 mieast4° 48' 17.9"330.15 minorth924.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraThu 12:10 AM342 km212 miles185 nmNortheast NE
Mount HagenThu 1:10 AM609 km378 miles329 nmEast E
ManokwariThu 12:10 AM696 km433 miles376 nmNorthwest NW
LaeThu 1:10 AM926 km575 miles500 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyThu 1:10 AM1049 km652 miles567 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinThu 12:40 AM1206 km749 miles651 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokThu 12:10 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliThu 12:10 AM1515 km941 miles818 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsThu 1:10 AM1525 km947 miles823 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoWed 11:10 PM1710 km1063 miles923 nmWest-northwest WNW
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