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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

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 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 41' South, Longitude: 170° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.23 meters/second, 1541.6 km/hour, 957.9 miles/hour or 832.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.96 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 27' 09.3"957.64 miwest0° 06' 31.1"7.47 misouth957.40 mi
24 hours13° 27' 34.7"891.87 mieast2° 08' 16.7"147.03 misouth898.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoTue 5:56 PM268 km167 miles145 nmNorth N
AlofiTue 5:56 PM274 km170 miles148 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ApiaWed 5:56 PM337 km209 miles182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Wed 5:56 PM366 km227 miles197 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuWed 5:56 PM412 km256 miles222 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiWed 5:56 PM519 km323 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaWed 5:56 PM684 km425 miles369 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 5:56 PM812 km505 miles439 nmNorth N
SuvaWed 4:56 PM1168 km726 miles631 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 6:56 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmEast-southeast ESE

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