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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: 52%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 44' South, Longitude: 143° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.61 meters/second, 1539.4 km/hour, 956.5 miles/hour or 831.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.94 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 26' 08.8"956.33 miwest0° 06' 20.4"7.27 minorth956.62 mi
24 hours13° 19' 25.1"882.69 mieast2° 59' 01.0"205.14 minorth912.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 5:40 PM656 km408 miles354 nmWest W
TaiohaeFri 6:10 PM957 km594 miles516 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownFri 7:40 PM1666 km1035 miles900 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaFri 5:40 PM1788 km1111 miles966 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 5:40 PM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 4:40 PM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 5:40 PM3056 km1899 miles1650 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 4:40 PM3117 km1937 miles1683 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 4:40 PM3374 km2096 miles1822 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 10:40 PM3694 km2295 miles1994 nmEast-southeast ESE
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