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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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 09' South, Longitude: 134° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.76 meters/second, 1601.2 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 27' 55.2"994.82 miwest0° 11' 47.7"13.51 minorth995.09 mi
24 hours12° 36' 16.0"866.84 mieast4° 47' 23.2"329.11 minorth929.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeTue 11:40 PM620 km385 miles335 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteTue 11:10 PM2053 km1276 miles1108 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 1:10 AM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiWed 11:10 PM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaTue 11:10 PM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmSouthwest SW
Easter IslandWed 3:10 AM3543 km2201 miles1913 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluTue 11:10 PM3956 km2458 miles2136 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoWed 10:10 PM4049 km2516 miles2186 nmWest W
AlofiTue 10:10 PM4077 km2533 miles2201 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaWed 10:10 PM4152 km2580 miles2242 nmWest-southwest WSW

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