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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: 97%

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 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 55' South, Longitude: 132° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.04 meters/second, 1558.9 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.14 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.7"968.58 miwest0° 09' 14.2"10.58 minorth968.96 mi
24 hours13° 32' 59.6"909.86 mieast4° 03' 39.2"279.16 minorth958.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KatherineMon 11:14 PM78 km49 miles42 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinMon 11:14 PM260 km161 miles140 nmNorthwest NW
Tennant CreekMon 11:14 PM653 km406 miles353 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BaucauMon 10:44 PM913 km567 miles493 nmNorthwest NW
SameMon 10:44 PM944 km587 miles510 nmNorthwest NW
SuaiMon 10:44 PM960 km597 miles519 nmWest-northwest WNW
DiliMon 10:44 PM980 km609 miles529 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsMon 11:14 PM1090 km677 miles588 nmSouth S
CairnsMon 11:44 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariMon 10:44 PM1451 km902 miles783 nmNorth N
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