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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 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 26' South, Longitude: 177° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.97 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.8"966.12 miwest0° 08' 55.0"10.22 minorth966.49 mi
24 hours13° 37' 37.4"912.91 mieast3° 57' 21.9"271.94 minorth959.59 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 PM232 km144 miles125 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaMon 10:20 PM562 km349 miles304 nmSouthwest SW
LautokaMon 10:20 PM602 km374 miles325 nmSouthwest SW
NadiMon 10:20 PM619 km384 miles334 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Mon 11:20 PM626 km389 miles338 nmEast E
NeiafuMon 11:20 PM632 km392 miles341 nmSoutheast SE
ApiaMon 11:20 PM673 km418 miles363 nmEast E
PangaiMon 11:20 PM709 km440 miles383 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiMon 10:20 PM723 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pago PagoSun 11:20 PM784 km487 miles424 nmEast E
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