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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 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 14' South
Longitude: 165° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.76 meters/second, 1572.3 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 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' 59.5"976.91 miwest0° 09' 40.5"11.09 minorth977.27 mi
24 hours12° 59' 46.4"878.66 mieast4° 10' 00.0"286.39 minorth929.97 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 9:10 PM645 km401 miles348 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 9:10 PM739 km459 miles399 nmWest-northwest WNW
ApiaMon 9:10 PM742 km461 miles401 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Mon 9:10 PM788 km489 miles425 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 9:10 PM913 km567 miles493 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSun 10:10 PM1147 km713 miles619 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaMon 9:10 PM1457 km905 miles787 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiMon 8:10 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSun 10:10 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiMon 10:10 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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