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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 10:57 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:45 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 08:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 40' South, Longitude: 154° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.46 meters/second, 1553.3 km/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.09 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 25' 12.6"965.03 miwest0° 08' 45.5"10.04 minorth965.40 mi
24 hours13° 39' 50.2"914.44 mieast3° 54' 11.1"268.32 minorth960.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 10:40 PM588 km366 miles318 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSun 10:40 PM935 km581 miles505 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSun 9:40 PM1742 km1082 miles941 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 10:40 PM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmNorth N
ApiaMon 9:40 PM1897 km1179 miles1025 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 9:40 PM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 9:40 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownMon 12:40 AM2768 km1720 miles1494 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaMon 8:40 PM2946 km1830 miles1591 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 8:40 PM2953 km1835 miles1594 nmWest-northwest WNW
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