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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: 90%

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 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 34' South, Longitude: 177° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.73 meters/second, 1529.0 km/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.83 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 24' 12.2"949.86 miwest0° 06' 09.5"7.06 minorth950.16 mi
24 hours14° 08' 05.1"932.15 mieast2° 59' 46.4"206.02 minorth961.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SuvaSun 9:20 PM389 km242 miles210 nmWest W
NeiafuSun 10:20 PM437 km271 miles236 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiSun 10:20 PM453 km282 miles245 nmSoutheast SE
LautokaSun 9:20 PM487 km303 miles263 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 10:20 PM489 km304 miles264 nmSoutheast SE
NadiSun 9:20 PM492 km306 miles266 nmWest W
Mata-UtuSun 9:20 PM510 km317 miles275 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i)Sun 10:20 PM747 km464 miles403 nmNortheast NE
ApiaSun 10:20 PM781 km485 miles422 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoSat 10:20 PM858 km533 miles463 nmEast-northeast ENE

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