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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 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 55' South, Longitude: 163° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.18 meters/second, 1595.4 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.52 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 28' 05.4"991.25 miwest0° 11' 07.7"12.75 minorth991.56 mi
24 hours12° 34' 59.4"862.11 mieast4° 35' 55.7"316.01 minorth921.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoTue 10:00 PM821 km510 miles443 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiTue 10:00 PM884 km549 miles477 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pago PagoMon 10:00 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaTue 10:00 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 11:00 PM1305 km811 miles705 nmNortheast NE
AlofiMon 10:00 PM1392 km865 miles752 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaMon 11:00 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandMon 9:00 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiTue 9:00 PM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 11:00 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmSoutheast SE
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