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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: 67%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:13 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 24' South, Longitude: 147° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.18 meters/second, 1523.5 km/hour, 946.6 miles/hour or 822.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.78 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.2"946.45 miwest0° 04' 29.0"5.14 minorth946.67 mi
24 hours13° 50' 18.9"908.42 mieast2° 20' 07.1"160.61 minorth928.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 7:02 PM271 km169 miles146 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 7:02 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 9:02 PM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 6:02 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 7:02 PM2503 km1555 miles1352 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaSat 6:02 PM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 6:02 PM2782 km1729 miles1502 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 6:02 PM2949 km1832 miles1592 nmWest W
SuvaSat 5:02 PM3632 km2257 miles1961 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 5:02 PM3792 km2356 miles2048 nmWest-northwest WNW
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