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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 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 08' South, Longitude: 136° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.79 meters/second, 1601.3 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 27' 55.8"994.88 miwest0° 11' 48.0"13.51 minorth995.15 mi
24 hours12° 36' 05.9"866.70 mieast4° 47' 25.3"329.15 minorth929.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeTue 11:50 PM436 km271 miles235 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 11:20 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 1:20 AM2214 km1376 miles1196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiWed 11:20 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaTue 11:20 PM2988 km1857 miles1613 nmSouthwest SW
Easter IslandWed 3:20 AM3719 km2311 miles2008 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluTue 11:20 PM3808 km2366 miles2056 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoWed 10:20 PM3814 km2370 miles2059 nmWest W
AlofiTue 10:20 PM3862 km2400 miles2085 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaWed 10:20 PM3923 km2438 miles2119 nmWest-southwest WSW
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