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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: 96%

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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 48' South, Longitude: 141° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.20 meters/second, 1552.3 km/hour, 964.6 miles/hour or 838.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.08 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 25' 09.9"964.37 miwest0° 08' 40.5"9.94 minorth964.74 mi
24 hours13° 40' 58.2"915.13 mieast3° 52' 30.4"266.39 minorth960.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 10:20 PM693 km431 miles374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSun 9:50 PM872 km542 miles471 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 11:50 PM1678 km1043 miles906 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 9:50 PM2019 km1254 miles1090 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 9:50 PM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 8:50 PM3016 km1874 miles1629 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaMon 8:50 PM3220 km2001 miles1739 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 8:50 PM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 8:50 PM3587 km2229 miles1937 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter IslandMon 1:50 AM3638 km2260 miles1964 nmEast-southeast ESE

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