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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: 4%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:35 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 22:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 11' South, Longitude: 140° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.65 meters/second, 1561.1 km/hour, 970.0 miles/hour or 842.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.17 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 38.7"969.88 miwest0° 08' 06.5"9.29 misouth969.63 mi
24 hours13° 12' 37.6"886.04 mieast2° 50' 14.1"195.10 misouth901.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 1:12 PM590 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSun 12:42 PM1013 km629 miles547 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 2:42 PM1642 km1021 miles887 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 12:42 PM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 12:42 PM2547 km1583 miles1376 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 11:42 AM3153 km1959 miles1702 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 12:42 PM3347 km2080 miles1807 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 11:42 AM3360 km2088 miles1814 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sun 5:42 PM3560 km2212 miles1922 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaMon 11:42 AM3726 km2315 miles2012 nmWest-southwest WSW
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