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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: 53%
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 04:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 36' South
Longitude: 161° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.93 meters/second, 1540.5 km/hour, 957.2 miles/hour or 831.8 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' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.1"957.10 miwest0° 06' 27.9"7.41 minorth957.40 mi
24 hours13° 18' 00.5"881.78 mieast3° 01' 44.1"208.27 minorth912.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 6:52 PM530 km329 miles286 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiFri 5:52 PM979 km608 miles528 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 6:52 PM1192 km741 miles644 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteFri 6:52 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 5:52 PM1364 km847 miles736 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 5:52 PM1573 km977 miles849 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 6:52 PM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaSat 4:52 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 4:52 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 4:52 PM2514 km1562 miles1357 nmNorthwest NW
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