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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 11:15 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 27, 2013 at 3:57 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 20, 2013 at 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 25' North, Longitude: 165° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.64 meters/second, 1604.3 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.3"996.76 miwest0° 10' 48.4"12.38 minorth996.66 mi
24 hours11° 56' 33.5"820.92 mieast4° 04' 51.0"280.45 minorth863.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 1:38 AM1007 km625 miles544 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandThu 11:38 PM1431 km889 miles773 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 1:38 AM1827 km1135 miles987 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoSat 12:38 AM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaSat 12:38 AM2355 km1463 miles1272 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 11:38 PM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 11:38 PM2484 km1544 miles1341 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 11:38 PM2611 km1623 miles1410 nmWest W
MidwayFri 12:38 AM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiFri 12:38 AM2865 km1780 miles1547 nmSouth S
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