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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 10:57 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:45 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 47' South, Longitude: 140° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.33 meters/second, 1585.2 km/hour, 985.0 miles/hour or 855.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.42 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 26' 52.0"984.87 miwest0° 11' 01.4"12.63 minorth985.22 mi
24 hours12° 59' 45.7"885.92 mieast4° 36' 29.4"316.67 minorth945.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenWed 12:10 AM636 km395 miles343 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyWed 12:10 AM788 km490 miles426 nmEast E
JayapuraTue 11:10 PM804 km500 miles434 nmNorth N
LaeWed 12:10 AM839 km521 miles453 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsWed 12:10 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinTue 11:40 PM1045 km649 miles564 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariTue 11:10 PM1185 km737 miles640 nmNorthwest NW
DiliTue 11:10 PM1592 km989 miles860 nmWest W
Alice SpringsTue 11:40 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokTue 11:10 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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