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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: 79%
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 Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 08:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 36' South
Longitude: 171° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.97 meters/second, 1547.9 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.1"961.67 miwest0° 07' 37.2"8.74 minorth962.01 mi
24 hours346° 35' 06.6"893.86 miwest3° 28' 25.1"238.82 minorth931.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSun 7:50 PM443 km275 miles239 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleSun 7:50 PM499 km310 miles270 nmWest W
LautokaSun 8:50 PM640 km398 miles346 nmEast-southeast ESE
NadiSun 8:50 PM644 km400 miles348 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSun 8:50 PM757 km470 miles409 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaSun 7:50 PM930 km578 miles502 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 8:50 PM1123 km698 miles606 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSun 7:50 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 9:50 PM1501 km933 miles810 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSun 8:50 PM1752 km1088 miles946 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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