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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: 98%

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 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 04' South, Longitude: 54° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.74 meters/second, 1565.0 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.21 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 25' 46.6"972.31 miwest0° 09' 42.6"11.12 minorth972.69 mi
24 hours13° 25' 33.2"904.70 mieast4° 12' 48.4"289.60 minorth956.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaMon 10:10 PM555 km345 miles300 nmWest W
ToamasinaMon 10:10 PM773 km480 miles417 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisMon 11:10 PM855 km531 miles462 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisMon 11:10 PM873 km542 miles471 nmSouth S
VictoriaMon 11:10 PM942 km585 miles508 nmNorth N
AntananarivoMon 10:10 PM976 km606 miles527 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouMon 10:10 PM989 km614 miles534 nmWest W
MoroniMon 10:10 PM1214 km755 miles656 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamMon 10:10 PM1788 km1111 miles966 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 10:10 PM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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