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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 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 06' South, Longitude: 177° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.99 meters/second, 1573.2 km/hour, 977.5 miles/hour or 849.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 27' 01.7"977.45 miwest0° 09' 44.1"11.16 minorth977.80 mi
24 hours12° 58' 53.1"878.10 mieast4° 11' 10.9"287.75 minorth929.80 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 9:00 PM172 km107 miles93 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiMon 9:00 PM560 km348 miles303 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Mon 10:00 PM567 km352 miles306 nmEast-southeast ESE
ApiaMon 10:00 PM616 km383 miles333 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoMon 10:00 PM716 km445 miles386 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoSun 10:00 PM741 km460 miles400 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuMon 10:00 PM801 km498 miles433 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaMon 9:00 PM819 km509 miles442 nmSouthwest SW
LautokaMon 9:00 PM840 km522 miles454 nmSouthwest SW
NadiMon 9:00 PM859 km534 miles464 nmSouthwest SW
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