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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: 50%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:57 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:45 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 11:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 24' South, Longitude: 90° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.37 meters/second, 1534.9 km/hour, 953.8 miles/hour or 828.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.90 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 26' 40.0"953.46 miwest0° 05' 51.1"6.71 misouth953.23 mi
24 hours13° 38' 34.8"900.58 mieast1° 50' 19.2"126.46 misouth904.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluWed 6:46 PM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmNortheast NE
JakartaWed 6:46 PM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungWed 6:46 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaWed 5:46 PM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeWed 7:46 PM2545 km1582 miles1374 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandWed 4:46 PM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Kuala LumpurWed 7:46 PM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakWed 6:46 PM2836 km1762 miles1531 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarWed 7:46 PM2867 km1782 miles1548 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 5:16 PM2919 km1814 miles1576 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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