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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 phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 51' South, Longitude: 165° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.41 meters/second, 1603.5 km/hour, 996.4 miles/hour or 865.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.1"996.21 miwest0° 10' 33.9"12.10 misouth996.10 mi
24 hours12° 07' 05.0"832.25 mieast4° 03' 38.9"279.08 misouth873.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 11:44 AM654 km406 miles353 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 12:44 PM721 km448 miles389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoSat 11:44 AM943 km586 miles509 nmWest W
LuganvilleSat 11:44 AM980 km609 miles529 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaSat 11:44 AM1248 km775 miles674 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 12:44 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiSat 12:44 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmEast E
MajuroSat 12:44 PM1681 km1045 miles908 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirSat 11:44 AM1716 km1066 miles926 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaSat 12:44 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmSoutheast SE

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