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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 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 30' South, Longitude: 162° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.22 meters/second, 1581.2 km/hour, 982.5 miles/hour or 853.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.37 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.1"982.38 miwest0° 10' 47.5"12.36 minorth982.74 mi
24 hours13° 05' 04.5"889.94 mieast4° 32' 35.1"312.21 minorth948.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoTue 11:10 PM998 km620 miles539 nmWest W
Pago PagoMon 11:10 PM1013 km630 miles547 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaTue 11:10 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 12:10 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiMon 11:10 PM1258 km782 miles679 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 12:10 AM1470 km914 miles794 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteTue 12:10 AM1570 km976 miles848 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaTue 11:10 PM1821 km1131 miles983 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 10:10 PM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiTue 10:10 PM2051 km1275 miles1108 nmWest W

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