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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: 88%

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 08:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 08' South, Longitude: 174° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.95 meters/second, 1573.0 km/hour, 977.4 miles/hour or 849.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 27' 01.2"977.27 miwest0° 09' 43.5"11.14 minorth977.63 mi
24 hours12° 59' 03.7"878.15 mieast4° 10' 56.9"287.46 minorth929.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuMon 8:50 PM201 km125 miles108 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Mon 9:50 PM328 km204 miles177 nmEast-southeast ESE
ApiaMon 9:50 PM375 km233 miles203 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoMon 9:50 PM492 km305 miles265 nmNortheast NE
Pago PagoSun 9:50 PM500 km310 miles270 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuMon 9:50 PM727 km452 miles392 nmSouth S
FunafutiMon 8:50 PM771 km479 miles416 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiMon 9:50 PM852 km529 miles460 nmSouth S
AlofiSun 9:50 PM925 km575 miles500 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaMon 8:50 PM989 km615 miles534 nmSouthwest SW

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