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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 28, 2013 at 10:34:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:38 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 10:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' North, Longitude: 71° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.25 meters/second, 1527.3 km/hour, 949.0 miles/hour or 824.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.82 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.3"948.74 miwest0° 02' 46.3"3.18 minorth948.62 mi
24 hours11° 40' 16.4"763.06 mieast0° 41' 00.3"47.01 minorth762.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Juan de la MaguanaWed 6:34 AM35 km22 miles19 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santiago de los CaballerosWed 6:34 AM56 km35 miles30 nmNortheast NE
Concepción de La VegaWed 6:34 AM59 km36 miles32 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto PlataWed 6:34 AM88 km55 miles48 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santo DomingoWed 6:34 AM138 km86 miles75 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cap-Haïtien *Wed 6:34 AM140 km87 miles76 nmWest-northwest WNW
Labadee *Wed 6:34 AM145 km90 miles79 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-au-Prince *Wed 6:34 AM146 km91 miles79 nmWest-southwest WSW
Gonaïves *Wed 6:34 AM175 km108 miles94 nmWest-northwest WNW
La RomanaWed 6:34 AM233 km145 miles126 nmEast-southeast ESE
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