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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 phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:45 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 28' South, Longitude: 111° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.45 meters/second, 1600.0 km/hour, 994.2 miles/hour or 863.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 27' 50.1"994.19 miwest0° 11' 45.1"13.46 minorth994.47 mi
24 hours12° 38' 06.5"868.49 mieast4° 46' 56.6"328.63 minorth931.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandWed 1:34 AM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:34 AM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownTue 11:34 PM2856 km1775 miles1542 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico City *Wed 2:34 AM3169 km1969 miles1711 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 1:34 AM3286 km2042 miles1774 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 1:34 AM3325 km2066 miles1796 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 1:34 AM3472 km2157 miles1874 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaWed 1:34 AM3516 km2184 miles1898 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 1:34 AM3541 km2200 miles1912 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanWed 1:34 AM3625 km2252 miles1957 nmNortheast NE
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