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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 = Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 3:56:00 AM.

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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: 47%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:52 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 35' South, Longitude: 156° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.51 meters/second, 1542.6 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.98 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miSouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 27' 13.8"958.27 miWest0° 06' 36.8"7.58 miSouth958.03 mi
24 hours13° 25' 55.8"890.56 miEast2° 10' 48.5"149.93 miSouth897.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaTue 5:56 PM636 km395 miles343 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 5:56 PM718 km446 miles388 nmEast E
AlofiTue 4:56 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaWed 4:56 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 4:56 PM1808 km1124 miles976 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 5:56 PM2044 km1270 miles1103 nmNorth N
NukualofaWed 4:56 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaWed 3:56 PM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 3:56 PM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownTue 7:56 PM2872 km1784 miles1550 nmEast-southeast ESE

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