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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: 87%

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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 16' South, Longitude: 162° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.71 meters/second, 1572.1 km/hour, 976.9 miles/hour or 848.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.28 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.0"976.80 miwest0° 09' 39.8"11.07 minorth977.16 mi
24 hours12° 59' 57.2"878.77 mieast4° 09' 45.5"286.12 minorth930.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoSun 9:00 PM893 km555 miles482 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 9:00 PM985 km612 miles532 nmWest-northwest WNW
ApiaMon 9:00 PM997 km620 miles539 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:00 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiSun 9:00 PM1077 km669 miles581 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSun 10:00 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaMon 9:00 PM1653 km1027 miles893 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 10:00 PM1672 km1039 miles903 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiMon 8:00 PM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmWest W
Baker IslandSun 8:00 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmNorthwest NW
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