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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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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:57 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 32' North, Longitude: 162° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.76 meters/second, 1586.7 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.43 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 32' 43.0"985.81 miwest0° 08' 37.6"9.88 misouth986.11 mi
24 hours10° 51' 21.5"735.81 mieast3° 40' 41.1"252.78 misouth782.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 12:50 PM1184 km736 miles639 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiWed 12:50 PM1205 km748 miles650 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandTue 10:50 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 11:50 AM2420 km1504 miles1307 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoWed 11:50 AM2512 km1561 miles1356 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 10:50 AM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 10:50 AM2944 km1829 miles1589 nmWest W
ApiaWed 11:50 AM2992 km1859 miles1615 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 10:50 AM3013 km1872 miles1627 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 10:50 AM3430 km2131 miles1852 nmWest-northwest WNW

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