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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 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' South, Longitude: 170° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.94 meters/second, 1529.8 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.84 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 24' 13.7"950.34 miwest0° 06' 15.6"7.18 minorth950.64 mi
24 hours345° 52' 46.9"931.64 miwest3° 01' 59.9"208.57 minorth961.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSun 9:10 PM185 km115 miles100 nmWest W
LuganvilleSun 9:10 PM376 km234 miles203 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSun 9:10 PM649 km403 miles351 nmSouthwest SW
NadiSun 10:10 PM783 km486 miles423 nmEast E
LautokaSun 10:10 PM787 km489 miles425 nmEast E
SuvaSun 10:10 PM891 km554 miles481 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 10:10 PM1404 km873 miles758 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSun 9:10 PM1409 km876 miles761 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSun 11:10 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSun 10:10 PM1906 km1185 miles1029 nmNorth N

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