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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 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 36' South, Longitude: 125° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.60 meters/second, 1586.2 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.43 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 26' 55.5"985.47 miwest0° 11' 04.7"12.69 minorth985.82 mi
24 hours12° 58' 27.0"884.91 mieast4° 37' 22.8"317.69 minorth944.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SuaiWed 12:10 AM46 km29 miles25 nmNorthwest NW
SameWed 12:10 AM66 km41 miles36 nmNorth N
DiliWed 12:10 AM115 km71 miles62 nmNorth N
BaucauWed 12:10 AM159 km99 miles86 nmNortheast NE
KupangTue 11:10 PM226 km141 miles122 nmWest-southwest WSW
EndeTue 11:10 PM436 km271 miles236 nmWest W
DarwinWed 12:40 AM658 km409 miles355 nmEast-southeast ESE
KendariTue 11:10 PM706 km439 miles381 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AmbonWed 12:10 AM713 km443 miles385 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RabaTue 11:10 PM760 km472 miles410 nmWest W

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