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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 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' South, Longitude: 167° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.29 meters/second, 1556.3 km/hour, 967.0 miles/hour or 840.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 25' 20.9"966.90 miwest0° 09' 00.9"10.33 minorth967.27 mi
24 hours346° 23' 44.9"912.05 miwest3° 59' 16.9"274.15 minorth959.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleMon 10:20 PM138 km86 miles74 nmSouth S
Port VilaMon 10:20 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NoumeaMon 10:20 PM889 km552 miles480 nmSouth S
HoniaraMon 10:20 PM967 km601 miles522 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaMon 11:20 PM1259 km783 miles680 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiMon 11:20 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenMon 11:20 PM1521 km945 miles821 nmNorth N
TarawaMon 11:20 PM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaTue 12:20 AM2000 km1242 miles1080 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneMon 9:20 PM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmSouthwest SW
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