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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 10:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 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° 41' 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 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 12.1"949.85 miwest0° 06' 09.3"7.06 minorth950.14 mi
24 hours14° 08' 06.1"932.16 mieast2° 59' 43.5"205.97 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
NeiafuSun 10:20 PM409 km254 miles221 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSun 9:20 PM417 km259 miles225 nmWest W
PangaiSun 10:20 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSun 10:20 PM473 km294 miles255 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mata-UtuSun 9:20 PM500 km311 miles270 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LautokaSun 9:20 PM516 km321 miles279 nmWest W
NadiSun 9:20 PM520 km323 miles281 nmWest W
Salelologa (Savai'i)Sun 10:20 PM723 km450 miles391 nmNortheast NE
ApiaSun 10:20 PM757 km470 miles409 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoSat 10:20 PM832 km517 miles450 nmEast-northeast ENE

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