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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 Thursday, August 22, 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: 97%

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 Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 27' South, Longitude: 172° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.00 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 14.4"1002.07 miwest0° 11' 59.2"13.73 minorth1002.17 mi
24 hours347° 51' 18.9"840.03 miwest4° 41' 55.6"322.85 minorth899.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaFri 1:44 AM231 km144 miles125 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenFri 1:44 AM574 km356 miles310 nmWest W
MajuroFri 1:44 AM847 km526 miles457 nmNorth N
FunafutiFri 1:44 AM1193 km741 miles644 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 1:44 AM1277 km793 miles689 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 12:44 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirFri 12:44 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaFri 12:44 AM1955 km1215 miles1055 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaFri 1:44 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 2:44 AM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmEast-southeast ESE

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