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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 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 03' South, Longitude: 178° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.08 meters/second, 1573.5 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 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"0.19 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 02.5"977.58 miwest0° 09' 45.5"11.18 minorth977.94 mi
24 hours347° 01' 26.9"877.83 miwest4° 11' 37.4"288.23 minorth929.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiMon 9:20 PM404 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LabasaMon 9:20 PM499 km310 miles269 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mata-UtuMon 9:20 PM618 km384 miles334 nmEast-southeast ESE
LautokaMon 9:20 PM621 km386 miles336 nmSouth S
LevukaMon 9:20 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth S
NadiMon 9:20 PM644 km400 miles348 nmSouth S
SuvaMon 9:20 PM674 km419 miles364 nmSouth S
ApiaMon 10:20 PM1097 km681 miles592 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoMon 10:20 PM1184 km736 miles639 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaMon 10:20 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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