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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, August 26, 2013 at 5:44:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 AM1060 km659 miles573 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 5:44 AM1451 km902 miles784 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaTue 3:44 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmWest W
YarenTue 5:44 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 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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