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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 27, 2013 at 3:56 AM
This phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:35 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 49' South, Longitude: 167° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.44 meters/second, 1603.6 km/hour, 996.4 miles/hour or 865.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.5"996.34 miwest0° 10' 34.1"12.11 misouth996.23 mi
24 hours12° 06' 53.1"832.13 mieast4° 03' 47.6"279.26 misouth873.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 12:34 PM698 km434 miles377 nmNorth N
HoniaraSat 11:34 AM874 km543 miles472 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleSat 11:34 AM962 km598 miles519 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 12:34 PM1101 km684 miles594 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSat 11:34 AM1211 km752 miles654 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 12:34 PM1312 km815 miles709 nmEast E
MajuroSat 12:34 PM1601 km995 miles864 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaSat 12:34 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSat 11:34 AM1836 km1141 miles991 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandFri 12:34 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmEast-northeast ENE
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