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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: 43%

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 08:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 22' South, Longitude: 128° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.40 meters/second, 1524.2 km/hour, 947.1 miles/hour or 823.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 25' 24.3"946.94 miwest0° 04' 13.7"4.85 minorth947.15 mi
24 hours13° 39' 40.5"896.93 mieast2° 12' 46.9"152.20 minorth915.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Halls CreekFri 4:50 PM41 km25 miles22 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tennant CreekFri 6:20 PM664 km413 miles359 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinFri 6:20 PM721 km448 miles389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsFri 6:20 PM846 km526 miles457 nmSoutheast SE
DiliFri 5:50 PM1118 km695 miles604 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaFri 5:35 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmSouth S
MakassarFri 4:50 PM1738 km1080 miles938 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DenpasarFri 4:50 PM1751 km1088 miles945 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsFri 6:50 PM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmEast E
PerthFri 4:50 PM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmSouthwest SW
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