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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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 27, 2013 at 3:56 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 52' North, Longitude: 173° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.01 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 41.4"1002.09 miwest0° 11' 37.7"13.32 minorth1002.12 mi
24 hours12° 02' 46.6"832.81 mieast4° 30' 58.2"310.32 minorth886.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 11:22 PM366 km227 miles198 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiFri 12:22 AM697 km433 miles377 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 12:22 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 11:22 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 11:22 PM1488 km925 miles803 nmWest W
ApiaFri 12:22 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmSouth S
MajuroThu 11:22 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 1:22 AM1814 km1127 miles979 nmEast E
YarenThu 11:22 PM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmWest W
AlofiThu 12:22 AM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmSouth S

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