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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: 42%

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 Friday, October 11, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' South, Longitude: 177° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.73 meters/second, 1521.8 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.76 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.3"945.37 miwest0° 03' 46.3"4.32 minorth945.56 mi
24 hours13° 43' 15.3"899.47 mieast2° 02' 34.1"140.49 minorth915.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiFri 6:02 PM325 km202 miles175 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuFri 6:02 PM337 km209 miles182 nmEast E
NukualofaFri 6:02 PM346 km215 miles187 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaFri 5:02 PM468 km291 miles253 nmWest W
NadiFri 5:02 PM580 km360 miles313 nmWest W
LautokaFri 5:02 PM580 km360 miles313 nmWest W
Mata-UtuFri 5:02 PM599 km372 miles323 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 7:02 PM757 km470 miles409 nmNortheast NE
AlofiThu 6:02 PM766 km476 miles414 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 7:02 PM784 km487 miles423 nmNortheast NE

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