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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: 94%

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 Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' South, Longitude: 152° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.00 meters/second, 1594.8 km/hour, 991.0 miles/hour or 861.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.52 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 28' 03.4"990.92 miwest0° 11' 05.6"12.71 minorth991.22 mi
24 hours12° 35' 43.7"862.70 mieast4° 35' 23.2"315.41 minorth922.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 10:10 PM1084 km673 miles585 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiTue 10:10 PM1241 km771 miles670 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaMon 10:10 PM1673 km1039 miles903 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoTue 9:10 PM2107 km1309 miles1138 nmWest W
ApiaTue 9:10 PM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 9:10 PM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 8:10 PM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 9:10 PM2869 km1783 miles1549 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownTue 12:10 AM3002 km1865 miles1621 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiTue 8:10 PM3156 km1961 miles1704 nmWest W
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