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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 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 23' South, Longitude: 155° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.20 meters/second, 1530.7 km/hour, 951.2 miles/hour or 826.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.85 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 24' 15.7"950.98 miwest0° 06' 23.1"7.32 minorth951.29 mi
24 hours14° 06' 09.4"931.07 mieast3° 04' 38.3"211.61 minorth961.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSun 10:10 PM996 km619 miles538 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsSun 9:10 PM1051 km653 miles567 nmWest W
BrisbaneSun 9:10 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaSun 10:10 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySun 9:10 PM1267 km788 miles684 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSun 10:10 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmEast E
SydneySun 9:10 PM1879 km1167 miles1014 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CanberraSun 9:10 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 11:10 PM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSun 8:10 PM2315 km1439 miles1250 nmNorthwest NW
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