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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: 95%
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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 07:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 55' South
Longitude: 130° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.94 meters/second, 1551.4 km/hour, 964.0 miles/hour or 837.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.07 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 25' 07.4"963.87 miwest0° 08' 35.6"9.85 minorth964.24 mi
24 hours13° 42' 03.1"915.90 mieast3° 50' 52.7"264.54 minorth960.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 11:00 PM1124 km698 miles607 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 9:00 PM2093 km1300 miles1130 nmWest W
Easter IslandMon 1:00 AM2545 km1582 miles1374 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 9:00 PM3206 km1992 miles1731 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 9:00 PM3521 km2188 miles1901 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 8:00 PM4249 km2640 miles2294 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaMon 8:00 PM4482 km2785 miles2420 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 8:00 PM4802 km2984 miles2593 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 9:00 PM5020 km3120 miles2711 nmNorthwest NW
Mexico City *Mon 2:00 AM5098 km3167 miles2752 nmNortheast NE
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