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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: 89%

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 Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' South, Longitude: 158° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.40 meters/second, 1527.8 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.82 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 09.6"949.18 miwest0° 05' 59.6"6.87 minorth949.46 mi
24 hours14° 09' 26.5"933.02 mieast2° 56' 10.7"201.92 minorth961.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 10:00 PM405 km252 miles219 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteSat 10:00 PM975 km606 miles526 nmEast E
AlofiSat 9:00 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmWest W
ApiaSun 9:00 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 9:00 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 9:00 PM1768 km1099 miles955 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 10:00 PM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmNorth N
SuvaSun 8:00 PM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 8:00 PM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSat 8:00 PM2773 km1723 miles1498 nmNorthwest NW
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