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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 10:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 03' South, Longitude: 160° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.93 meters/second, 1583.8 km/hour, 984.1 miles/hour or 855.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.40 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.9"983.98 miwest0° 10' 56.5"12.53 minorth984.33 mi
24 hours13° 01' 40.8"887.38 mieast4° 35' 08.3"315.13 minorth946.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraTue 11:44 PM132 km82 miles71 nmWest-northwest WNW
GizoTue 11:44 PM504 km313 miles272 nmWest-northwest WNW
ArawaTue 10:44 PM732 km455 miles395 nmNorthwest NW
BukaTue 10:44 PM863 km537 miles466 nmNorthwest NW
LuganvilleTue 11:44 PM904 km562 miles488 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaTue 11:44 PM1162 km722 miles627 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 12:44 AM1240 km770 miles669 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyTue 10:44 PM1516 km942 miles818 nmWest W
CairnsTue 10:44 PM1813 km1127 miles979 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaWed 12:44 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmNortheast NE
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