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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 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 25' North, Longitude: 165° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.63 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 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.3"996.82 miwest0° 10' 48.4"12.38 minorth996.72 mi
24 hours11° 56' 33.3"820.97 mieast4° 04' 49.6"280.44 minorth863.78 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 AM1033 km642 miles558 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandThu 11:38 PM1405 km873 miles759 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 1:38 AM1840 km1143 miles993 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoSat 12:38 AM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaSat 12:38 AM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 11:38 PM2371 km1474 miles1280 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 11:38 PM2455 km1526 miles1326 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 11:38 PM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmWest W
MidwayFri 12:38 AM2719 km1690 miles1468 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiFri 12:38 AM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmSouth S
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