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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, August 19, 2013 at 8:50:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 08:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 39' South, Longitude: 156° 20' West

The ground speed is currently 431.51 meters/second, 1553.4 kilometres/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 13.1"965.07 miWest0° 08' 46.4"10.05 miNorth965.44 mi
24 hours13° 39' 38.2"914.24 miEast3° 54' 28.5"268.64 miNorth960.00 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Sun 10:50 PM533 km331 miles288 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSun 10:50 PM792 km492 miles428 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSun 10:50 PM814 km506 miles440 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiSun 9:50 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaMon 9:50 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 9:50 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 10:50 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmNorth N
NukualofaMon 9:50 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaMon 8:50 PM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiMon 8:50 PM2751 km1709 miles1485 nmWest-northwest WNW

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