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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 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 28' South
Longitude: 164° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.27 meters/second, 1581.4 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.7"982.56 miwest0° 10' 48.1"12.37 minorth982.92 mi
24 hours13° 04' 51.2"889.84 mieast4° 32' 45.6"312.43 minorth948.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoTue 11:20 PM736 km458 miles398 nmWest W
Pago PagoMon 11:20 PM784 km487 miles423 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaTue 11:20 PM863 km536 miles466 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Tue 11:20 PM903 km561 miles488 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiTue 11:20 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 11:20 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaTue 12:20 AM1298 km807 miles701 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiWed 12:20 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaTue 11:20 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 10:20 PM1766 km1097 miles953 nmNorthwest NW
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