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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: 58%
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 Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 50' South
Longitude: 157° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.36 meters/second, 1520.5 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.75 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 25' 30.9"944.55 miwest0° 03' 57.8"4.55 misouth944.37 mi
24 hours14° 02' 48.0"919.77 mieast1° 00' 55.4"69.85 misouth919.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 6:56 PM358 km222 miles193 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 6:56 PM851 km529 miles459 nmEast E
AlofiWed 5:56 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmWest W
ApiaThu 5:56 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 5:56 PM1814 km1127 miles979 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 5:56 PM1869 km1162 miles1009 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 6:56 PM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmNorth N
SuvaThu 4:56 PM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 4:56 PM2761 km1716 miles1491 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownWed 8:56 PM2907 km1806 miles1570 nmEast-southeast ESE
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