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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 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 27' South, Longitude: 175° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.92 meters/second, 1554.9 km/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.3"966.00 miwest0° 08' 54.1"10.20 minorth966.37 mi
24 hours13° 37' 50.9"913.06 mieast3° 57' 02.7"271.58 minorth959.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuMon 10:10 PM143 km89 miles77 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Mon 11:10 PM370 km230 miles200 nmEast-northeast ENE
ApiaMon 11:10 PM416 km258 miles224 nmEast E
NeiafuMon 11:10 PM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoSun 11:10 PM525 km326 miles284 nmEast E
LabasaMon 10:10 PM586 km364 miles316 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiMon 11:10 PM606 km377 miles327 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoMon 11:10 PM735 km456 miles397 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaMon 11:10 PM740 km460 miles400 nmSouth S
SuvaMon 10:10 PM760 km472 miles410 nmWest-southwest WSW

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