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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 11:03 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:38 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 04:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 41' South, Longitude: 149° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.71 meters/second, 1539.8 km/hour, 956.8 miles/hour or 831.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.95 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 26' 09.7"956.62 miwest0° 06' 22.7"7.31 minorth956.91 mi
24 hours13° 18' 58.5"882.44 mieast2° 59' 52.8"206.14 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 6:02 PM110 km69 miles60 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaFri 6:02 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 8:02 PM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 5:02 PM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 6:02 PM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 6:02 PM2463 km1531 miles1330 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 5:02 PM2540 km1578 miles1371 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 5:02 PM2798 km1739 miles1511 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaSat 4:02 PM3459 km2149 miles1868 nmWest W
Baker IslandFri 4:02 PM3545 km2203 miles1914 nmWest-northwest WNW
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