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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: 100%

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 13:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 50' South, Longitude: 144° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.25 meters/second, 1584.9 km/hour, 984.8 miles/hour or 855.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.41 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.9"984.69 miwest0° 11' 00.5"12.61 minorth985.05 mi
24 hours13° 00' 08.2"886.21 mieast4° 36' 14.0"316.38 minorth945.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyTue 11:54 PM338 km210 miles182 nmEast E
Mount HagenTue 11:54 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth N
LaeTue 11:54 PM465 km289 miles251 nmNortheast NE
CairnsTue 11:54 PM805 km500 miles434 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraTue 10:54 PM891 km554 miles481 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinTue 11:24 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariTue 10:54 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraWed 12:54 AM1737 km1079 miles938 nmEast E
Alice SpringsTue 11:24 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmSouthwest SW
DiliTue 10:54 PM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmWest W

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