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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: 99%

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 Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 53' South, Longitude: 130° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.60 meters/second, 1579.0 km/hour, 981.1 miles/hour or 852.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.35 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.6"981.06 miwest0° 10' 39.4"12.21 minorth981.43 mi
24 hours13° 07' 59.6"892.18 mieast4° 30' 13.6"309.54 minorth949.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 10:30 PM965 km599 miles521 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownMidnight Mon-Tue1572 km977 miles849 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 10:00 PM2142 km1331 miles1156 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter IslandTue 2:00 AM2885 km1793 miles1558 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiTue 10:00 PM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 10:00 PM3286 km2042 miles1775 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 9:00 PM4282 km2661 miles2312 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaTue 9:00 PM4450 km2765 miles2403 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 10:00 PM4622 km2872 miles2496 nmNorthwest NW
Mexico City *Tue 3:00 AM4836 km3005 miles2611 nmNortheast NE
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