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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 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 53' South, Longitude: 163° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.37 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.31 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 27' 05.2"978.22 miwest0° 09' 49.9"11.26 minorth978.58 mi
24 hours12° 57' 29.3"877.15 mieast4° 13' 00.3"289.81 minorth929.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraMon 9:20 PM504 km313 miles272 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleMon 9:20 PM540 km336 miles292 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaMon 9:20 PM807 km501 miles436 nmSoutheast SE
GizoMon 9:20 PM873 km543 miles471 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaMon 9:20 PM1182 km735 miles638 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 10:20 PM1301 km808 miles702 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaMon 10:20 PM1714 km1065 miles925 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiMon 10:20 PM1726 km1072 miles932 nmEast E
TarawaMon 10:20 PM1786 km1110 miles965 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyMon 8:20 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmWest W

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