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

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 20, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 21' North
Longitude: 159° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.70 meters/second, 1604.5 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.1"996.97 miwest0° 10' 49.7"12.40 minorth996.87 mi
24 hours11° 56' 37.5"821.17 mieast4° 05' 24.2"281.10 minorth864.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 1:12 AM536 km333 miles289 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluFri 1:12 AM1662 km1033 miles897 nmNorth N
Baker IslandThu 11:12 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 12:12 AM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaSat 12:12 AM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteFri 1:12 AM2844 km1767 miles1536 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 11:12 PM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 12:12 AM3046 km1893 miles1645 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaFri 1:12 AM3051 km1896 miles1648 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 12:12 AM3089 km1919 miles1668 nmNorthwest NW
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