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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: 72%

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 Friday, August 16, 2013 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 54' South, Longitude: 130° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.90 meters/second, 1508.0 km/hour, 937.1 miles/hour or 814.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.62 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 24' 05.5"936.75 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth936.75 mi
24 hours14° 26' 59.9"939.90 mieast0° 35' 38.8"40.87 minorth942.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekFri 8:26 PM426 km265 miles230 nmEast E
Alice SpringsFri 8:26 PM571 km355 miles308 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinFri 8:26 PM827 km514 miles446 nmNorth N
EuclaFri 7:41 PM1310 km814 miles708 nmSouth S
DiliFri 7:56 PM1348 km837 miles728 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsFri 8:56 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmEast E
AdelaideFri 8:26 PM1862 km1157 miles1006 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthFri 6:56 PM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmSouthwest SW
MakassarFri 6:56 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarFri 6:56 PM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmNorthwest NW

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