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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: 82%
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 Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 22' South
Longitude: 160° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.14 meters/second, 1512.5 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.66 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 23' 46.5"939.61 miwest0° 03' 03.7"3.51 minorth939.76 mi
24 hours14° 25' 45.3"941.76 mieast1° 50' 31.3"126.70 minorth955.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 8:50 PM705 km438 miles381 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleSat 8:50 PM835 km519 miles451 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSat 8:50 PM853 km530 miles461 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 8:50 PM1100 km684 miles594 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSat 7:50 PM1173 km729 miles633 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 7:50 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 7:50 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmNorthwest NW
SydneySat 7:50 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaSat 9:50 PM1903 km1182 miles1028 nmEast E
CanberraSat 7:50 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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