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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 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 24' South, Longitude: 179° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.03 meters/second, 1555.3 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.11 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 25' 18.3"966.31 miwest0° 08' 56.1"10.24 minorth966.69 mi
24 hours346° 22' 37.5"912.80 miwest3° 57' 42.9"272.36 minorth959.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaMon 10:30 PM409 km254 miles221 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaMon 10:30 PM425 km264 miles229 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NadiMon 10:30 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mata-UtuMon 10:30 PM499 km310 miles269 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiMon 10:30 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth N
NeiafuMon 11:30 PM852 km529 miles460 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiMon 11:30 PM898 km558 miles485 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i)Mon 11:30 PM913 km567 miles493 nmEast E
NukualofaMon 11:30 PM942 km585 miles509 nmSoutheast SE
ApiaMon 11:30 PM960 km596 miles518 nmEast E

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