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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: 92%

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 16:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 50' South, Longitude: 83° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.55 meters/second, 1535.6 km/hour, 954.2 miles/hour or 829.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.90 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 27.0"953.94 miwest0° 06' 58.9"8.00 minorth954.27 mi
24 hours14° 00' 35.9"927.63 mieast3° 17' 25.8"226.24 minorth962.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 10:10 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSun 9:10 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSun 9:10 PM2575 km1600 miles1391 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 9:40 PM2654 km1649 miles1433 nmNorth N
Port LouisSun 8:10 PM2780 km1727 miles1501 nmWest-southwest WSW
JakartaSun 11:10 PM2790 km1733 miles1506 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurMon 12:10 AM2971 km1846 miles1604 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeMon 12:10 AM2992 km1859 miles1616 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisSun 8:10 PM2997 km1863 miles1618 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 8:10 PM3357 km2086 miles1812 nmWest-northwest WNW

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