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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 = Friday, August 23, 2013 at 4:00:00 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: 91%

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 Friday, August 23, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 40' North, Longitude: 151° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.96 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.66 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.2"999.73 miWest0° 11' 17.2"12.92 miNorth999.68 mi
24 hours11° 52' 40.4"818.88 miEast4° 17' 51.0"295.31 miNorth867.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirSat 3:00 AM795 km494 miles429 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaSat 2:00 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraSat 1:00 AM1427 km887 miles771 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbySat 2:00 AM1629 km1012 miles879 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 4:00 AM1826 km1134 miles986 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 3:00 AM1829 km1136 miles987 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokSat 1:00 AM1877 km1166 miles1014 nmWest W
ManokwariSat 1:00 AM2017 km1254 miles1089 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 4:00 AM2234 km1388 miles1207 nmEast E
Wake IslandSat 4:00 AM2318 km1440 miles1252 nmNortheast NE

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