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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 12:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 09' South, Longitude: 155° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.55 meters/second, 1557.2 km/hour, 967.6 miles/hour or 840.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.13 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 25' 23.6"967.41 miwest0° 09' 05.6"10.42 minorth967.79 mi
24 hours13° 35' 07.4"911.23 mieast4° 00' 49.2"275.90 minorth959.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoMon 11:10 PM690 km429 miles372 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraMon 11:10 PM727 km451 miles392 nmNortheast NE
ArawaMon 10:10 PM877 km545 miles474 nmNorth N
BukaMon 10:10 PM968 km601 miles522 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyMon 10:10 PM1028 km639 miles555 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 10:10 PM1069 km664 miles577 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaMon 11:10 PM1446 km899 miles781 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneMon 10:10 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmSouth S
YarenTue 12:10 AM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraMon 9:10 PM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmNorthwest NW

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