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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 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 58' South
Longitude: 138° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.82 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 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' 13.7"997.25 miwest0° 11' 55.8"13.66 minorth997.49 mi
24 hours12° 29' 37.1"861.02 mieast4° 48' 18.1"330.17 minorth924.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraThu 12:10 AM361 km224 miles195 nmNortheast NE
Mount HagenThu 1:10 AM638 km397 miles345 nmEast E
ManokwariThu 12:10 AM674 km419 miles364 nmNorthwest NW
LaeThu 1:10 AM955 km594 miles516 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyThu 1:10 AM1076 km668 miles581 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinThu 12:40 AM1185 km736 miles640 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokThu 12:10 AM1446 km898 miles781 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliThu 12:10 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsThu 1:10 AM1540 km957 miles831 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoWed 11:10 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest-northwest WNW
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