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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: 33%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 12' South, Longitude: 172° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.27 meters/second, 1527.4 km/hour, 949.1 miles/hour or 824.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 26' 17.6"948.77 miwest0° 04' 32.1"5.20 misouth948.58 mi
24 hours346° 18' 45.1"899.46 miwest1° 16' 41.0"87.91 misouth900.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaWed 3:56 PM454 km282 miles245 nmWest W
NadiWed 4:56 PM515 km320 miles278 nmEast E
LautokaWed 4:56 PM521 km324 miles282 nmEast E
SuvaWed 4:56 PM619 km385 miles334 nmEast E
LuganvilleWed 3:56 PM648 km403 miles350 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaWed 3:56 PM782 km486 miles422 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 4:56 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaWed 5:56 PM1322 km821 miles714 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraWed 3:56 PM1673 km1040 miles903 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaWed 5:56 PM1743 km1083 miles941 nmEast-northeast ENE

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