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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 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' South, Longitude: 159° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.18 meters/second, 1581.0 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.37 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.5"982.34 miwest0° 10' 46.8"12.35 minorth982.71 mi
24 hours13° 05' 17.9"890.17 mieast4° 32' 24.6"312.03 minorth948.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaMidnight Mon-Tue1184 km736 miles639 nmSouth S
FakaofoTue 11:00 PM1261 km783 miles681 nmWest W
PapeeteMidnight Mon-Tue1349 km838 miles728 nmSoutheast SE
ApiaTue 11:00 PM1353 km841 miles731 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMidnight Tue-Wed1398 km869 miles755 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiMon 11:00 PM1440 km894 miles777 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaTue 11:00 PM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 10:00 PM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiTue 10:00 PM2314 km1438 miles1250 nmWest W
SuvaTue 10:00 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmWest-southwest WSW
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