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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 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 27' South, Longitude: 173° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.41 meters/second, 1603.5 km/hour, 996.4 miles/hour or 865.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 28' 06.3"996.27 miwest0° 11' 52.9"13.61 minorth996.53 mi
24 hours347° 27' 44.0"863.33 miwest4° 48' 04.2"329.89 minorth926.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiThu 12:44 AM693 km430 miles374 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaThu 12:44 AM764 km475 miles413 nmNorth N
YarenThu 12:44 AM934 km580 miles504 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandWed 12:44 AM1253 km779 miles677 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroThu 12:44 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaWed 11:44 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaThu 12:44 AM1492 km927 miles806 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraWed 11:44 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 1:44 AM1713 km1064 miles925 nmEast-southeast ESE
ApiaThu 1:44 AM1838 km1142 miles993 nmEast-southeast ESE

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