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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 10:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' South, Longitude: 157° 14' 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' 31.0"944.49 miwest0° 03' 58.0"4.55 misouth944.32 mi
24 hours14° 02' 46.7"919.69 mieast1° 00' 58.8"69.91 misouth919.52 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 PM377 km234 miles204 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 6:56 PM823 km511 miles444 nmEast E
AlofiWed 5:56 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmWest W
ApiaThu 5:56 PM1649 km1024 miles890 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 5:56 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 5:56 PM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 6:56 PM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmNorth N
SuvaThu 4:56 PM2571 km1597 miles1388 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 4:56 PM2788 km1732 miles1505 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownWed 8:56 PM2880 km1790 miles1555 nmEast-southeast ESE
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