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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 1:45 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 03' South
Longitude: 144° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.75 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"997.09 miwest0° 11' 55.3"13.65 minorth997.33 mi
24 hours12° 30' 05.2"861.44 mieast4° 48' 16.4"330.14 minorth924.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeThu 12:44 AM304 km189 miles164 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraWed 11:44 PM534 km332 miles288 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyThu 12:44 AM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariWed 11:44 PM1281 km796 miles692 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsThu 12:44 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmSouth S
DarwinThu 12:14 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraThu 1:44 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokWed 11:44 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirThu 1:44 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNortheast NE
Guam (Hagåtña)Thu 12:44 AM2049 km1273 miles1107 nmNorth N
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