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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 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 26' South, Longitude: 178° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.98 meters/second, 1555.1 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 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 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.8"966.13 miwest0° 08' 55.2"10.22 minorth966.50 mi
24 hours13° 37' 36.0"912.89 mieast3° 57' 23.9"271.98 minorth959.58 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 10:20 PM256 km159 miles138 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaMon 10:20 PM543 km338 miles293 nmSouthwest SW
LautokaMon 10:20 PM580 km360 miles313 nmSouthwest SW
NadiMon 10:20 PM596 km370 miles322 nmSouthwest SW
NeiafuMon 11:20 PM651 km405 miles352 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i)Mon 11:20 PM654 km407 miles353 nmEast E
ApiaMon 11:20 PM701 km436 miles379 nmEast E
FunafutiMon 10:20 PM711 km441 miles384 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiMon 11:20 PM725 km451 miles391 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaMon 11:20 PM809 km503 miles437 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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