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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 1:46 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 24' South, Longitude: 116° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.52 meters/second, 1600.3 km/hour, 994.4 miles/hour or 864.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.2"994.26 miwest0° 11' 45.7"13.47 minorth994.54 mi
24 hours12° 37' 44.7"868.12 mieast4° 47' 02.3"328.71 minorth931.12 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 1:54 AM2397 km1489 miles1294 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownTue 11:54 PM2550 km1584 miles1377 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:54 AM3001 km1865 miles1621 nmEast E
Mexico City *Wed 2:54 AM3407 km2117 miles1840 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 1:54 AM3653 km2270 miles1973 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 1:54 AM3710 km2305 miles2003 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteTue 9:54 PM3843 km2388 miles2075 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManaguaWed 1:54 AM3885 km2414 miles2098 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 1:54 AM3909 km2429 miles2111 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 12:54 AM3963 km2463 miles2140 nmNorth N

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