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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:44:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 16' South, Longitude: 159° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.58 meters/second, 1604.1 km/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.61 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miNorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 28' 09.4"996.64 miWest0° 11' 54.2"13.63 miNorth996.89 mi
24 hours12° 31' 11.3"862.37 miEast4° 48' 11.1"330.02 miNorth925.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoThu 12:44 AM434 km270 miles234 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaWed 11:44 PM454 km282 miles245 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraThu 12:44 AM464 km288 miles250 nmSouth S
BukaWed 11:44 PM541 km336 miles292 nmWest W
YarenThu 1:44 AM971 km603 miles524 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirThu 12:44 AM1356 km842 miles732 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyWed 11:44 PM1441 km896 miles778 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 1:44 AM1668 km1036 miles901 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaThu 12:44 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 1:44 AM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmNortheast NE

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