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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: 66%
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 Monday, August 26, 2013 at 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 55' North
Longitude: 161° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.67 meters/second, 1554.0 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.2"965.47 miwest0° 06' 24.3"7.34 minorth965.24 mi
24 hours11° 41' 58.3"778.39 mieast2° 09' 53.6"148.88 minorth788.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 5:44 AM683 km424 miles369 nmNortheast NE
PalikirTue 4:44 AM1051 km653 miles567 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 5:44 AM1454 km904 miles785 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaTue 3:44 AM1797 km1117 miles970 nmWest W
YarenTue 5:44 AM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 5:44 AM2058 km1278 miles1111 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayMon 6:44 AM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraTue 4:44 AM2807 km1744 miles1516 nmSouth S
Baker IslandMon 5:44 AM3001 km1865 miles1620 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokTue 2:44 AM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmWest-southwest WSW
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