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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 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 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: 176° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.99 meters/second, 1573.2 km/hour, 977.5 miles/hour or 849.4 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"977.37 miwest0° 09' 44.1"11.15 minorth977.72 mi
24 hours12° 58' 54.3"878.05 mieast4° 11' 09.3"287.70 minorth929.74 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 PM154 km96 miles83 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Salelologa (Savai'i)Mon 10:00 PM539 km335 miles291 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiMon 9:00 PM582 km361 miles314 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaMon 10:00 PM588 km366 miles318 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoMon 10:00 PM689 km428 miles372 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoSun 10:00 PM713 km443 miles385 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuMon 10:00 PM789 km490 miles426 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaMon 9:00 PM836 km519 miles451 nmSouthwest SW
LautokaMon 9:00 PM860 km535 miles464 nmSouthwest SW
NadiMon 9:00 PM879 km546 miles474 nmSouthwest SW
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