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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 9:20:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 79%

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 Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 32' South, Longitude: 164° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.10 meters/second, 1548.4 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.1 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"0.15 miNorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.3"961.91 miWest0° 07' 40.1"8.79 miNorth962.25 mi
24 hours13° 24' 23.0"893.51 miEast3° 29' 26.2"239.97 miNorth931.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleSun 8:20 PM246 km153 miles133 nmEast E
Port VilaSun 8:20 PM440 km273 miles238 nmSoutheast SE
NoumeaSun 8:20 PM764 km474 miles412 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSun 8:20 PM862 km536 miles465 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSun 9:20 PM1472 km914 miles795 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSun 9:20 PM1673 km1040 miles904 nmNorth N
FunafutiSun 9:20 PM1740 km1081 miles940 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneSun 7:20 PM1802 km1119 miles973 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbySun 7:20 PM2036 km1265 miles1100 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSun 7:20 PM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmWest W

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