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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: 56%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 13, 2013 at 05:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' South, Longitude: 162° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.16 meters/second, 1512.6 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 24' 52.8"939.59 miwest0° 01' 26.2"1.65 minorth939.66 mi
24 hours14° 01' 40.3"914.39 mieast1° 10' 01.3"80.27 minorth921.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 7:08 PM328 km204 miles177 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiThu 6:08 PM795 km494 miles429 nmWest W
ApiaFri 6:08 PM1185 km737 miles640 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 6:08 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 7:08 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmEast E
FakaofoFri 6:08 PM1477 km918 miles798 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaFri 5:08 PM2029 km1261 miles1095 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 5:08 PM2331 km1448 miles1258 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 7:08 PM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandThu 5:08 PM2673 km1661 miles1443 nmNorthwest NW

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