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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 09:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 01' South, Longitude: 175° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.13 meters/second, 1573.7 km/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.30 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 03.0"977.69 miwest0° 09' 46.3"11.20 minorth978.04 mi
24 hours347° 01' 37.6"877.71 miwest4° 11' 51.3"288.50 minorth929.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiMon 9:30 PM533 km331 miles288 nmNortheast NE
LabasaMon 9:30 PM617 km383 miles333 nmSoutheast SE
LautokaMon 9:30 PM641 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NadiMon 9:30 PM661 km411 miles357 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaMon 9:30 PM730 km454 miles394 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleMon 8:30 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaMon 8:30 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaMon 10:30 PM1355 km842 miles732 nmEast E
NukualofaMon 10:30 PM1386 km861 miles748 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoMon 10:30 PM1440 km895 miles778 nmEast E

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