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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: 99%

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 Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 23' South, Longitude: 140° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.57 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 08.4"1001.12 miwest0° 11' 48.3"13.52 minorth1001.28 mi
24 hours12° 13' 13.3"844.56 mieast4° 42' 03.3"322.99 minorth904.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraWed 10:44 PM68 km43 miles37 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mount HagenWed 11:44 PM597 km371 miles322 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariWed 10:44 PM694 km431 miles374 nmWest-northwest WNW
LaeWed 11:44 PM902 km560 miles487 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyWed 11:44 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokWed 10:44 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinWed 11:14 PM1512 km939 miles816 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsWed 11:44 PM1723 km1071 miles930 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliWed 10:44 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoWed 9:44 PM1753 km1089 miles946 nmWest-northwest WNW
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