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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 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' South, Longitude: 179° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.43 meters/second, 1596.4 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 862.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 28' 08.3"991.82 miwest0° 11' 10.5"12.80 minorth992.12 mi
24 hours347° 26' 03.5"861.36 miwest4° 36' 40.2"316.86 minorth921.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiTue 10:10 PM90 km56 miles49 nmSouth S
Baker IslandMon 10:10 PM996 km619 miles538 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoTue 11:10 PM1069 km664 miles577 nmEast E
SuvaTue 10:10 PM1158 km719 miles625 nmSouth S
ApiaTue 11:10 PM1197 km744 miles646 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaTue 10:10 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmNorthwest NW
YarenTue 10:10 PM1577 km980 miles852 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 11:10 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaTue 9:10 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiMon 11:10 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmSoutheast SE
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