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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 Monday, August 26, 2013 at 17:44:00 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: 66%

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 Monday, August 26, 2013 at 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' North, Longitude: 161° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.68 meters/second, 1554.0 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.2"965.42 miwest0° 06' 24.4"7.34 minorth965.19 mi
24 hours11° 41' 58.3"778.34 mieast2° 09' 56.0"148.92 minorth788.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 5:44 AM659 km410 miles356 nmNortheast NE
PalikirTue 4:44 AM1061 km659 miles573 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 5:44 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaTue 3:44 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmWest W
YarenTue 5:44 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 5:44 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayMon 6:44 AM2562 km1592 miles1383 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraTue 4:44 AM2809 km1745 miles1516 nmSouth S
Baker IslandMon 5:44 AM2977 km1850 miles1607 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokTue 2:44 AM3073 km1909 miles1659 nmWest-southwest WSW
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