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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: 99%

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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 04' South, Longitude: 145° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.74 meters/second, 1604.7 km/hour, 997.1 miles/hour or 866.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 28' 12.4"997.01 miwest0° 11' 55.3"13.65 minorth997.26 mi
24 hours12° 30' 06.3"861.40 mieast4° 48' 16.2"330.12 minorth924.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenThu 12:44 AM129 km80 miles70 nmSouthwest SW
LaeThu 12:44 AM281 km174 miles152 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 12:44 AM539 km335 miles291 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraWed 11:44 PM560 km348 miles302 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariWed 11:44 PM1309 km814 miles707 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsThu 12:44 AM1314 km817 miles710 nmSouth S
HoniaraThu 1:44 AM1712 km1064 miles924 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinThu 12:14 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokWed 11:44 PM1811 km1125 miles978 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirThu 1:44 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmNortheast NE
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