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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 = Monday, September 16, 2013 at 8:00:00 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: 87%

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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 16' South, Longitude: 162° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.70 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' 58.9"976.72 miWest0° 09' 39.6"11.07 miNorth977.08 mi
24 hours12° 59' 58.4"878.72 miEast4° 09' 43.9"286.07 miNorth929.94 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 PM922 km573 miles498 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 9:00 PM1010 km627 miles545 nmWest-northwest WNW
ApiaMon 9:00 PM1026 km638 miles554 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:00 PM1033 km642 miles558 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiSun 9:00 PM1098 km682 miles593 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSun 10:00 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiMon 10:00 PM1662 km1033 miles897 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaMon 9:00 PM1676 km1041 miles905 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiMon 8:00 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmWest W
Baker IslandSun 8:00 PM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmNorthwest NW

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