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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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' South, Longitude: 166° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.21 meters/second, 1595.6 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' 05.9"991.34 miwest0° 11' 08.1"12.75 minorth991.64 mi
24 hours12° 34' 50.2"862.01 mieast4° 36' 02.2"316.13 minorth921.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoTue 10:10 PM564 km351 miles305 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiTue 10:10 PM669 km416 miles361 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoMon 10:10 PM852 km530 miles460 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaTue 10:10 PM887 km551 miles479 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Tue 10:10 PM913 km568 miles493 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiMon 10:10 PM1295 km805 miles699 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 9:10 PM1438 km893 miles776 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiTue 11:10 PM1470 km913 miles794 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiTue 9:10 PM1594 km991 miles861 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 11:10 PM1636 km1017 miles883 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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