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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: 69%

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 Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 01' South, Longitude: 141° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.18 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.81 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 25' 12.0"948.63 miwest0° 05' 05.1"5.83 minorth948.87 mi
24 hours13° 46' 31.6"906.24 mieast2° 33' 31.5"175.95 minorth929.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonSat 8:00 PM57 km36 miles31 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSat 8:00 PM472 km293 miles255 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tennant CreekSat 7:30 PM790 km491 miles426 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsSat 7:30 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbySat 8:00 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinSat 7:30 PM1297 km806 miles700 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSat 8:00 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSat 7:00 PM1714 km1065 miles925 nmNorth N
AdelaideSat 7:30 PM1897 km1178 miles1024 nmSouth S
EuclaSat 6:45 PM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmSouthwest SW
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