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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 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 35' South, Longitude: 163° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.97 meters/second, 1540.7 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.96 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.4"957.20 miwest0° 06' 29.0"7.43 minorth957.49 mi
24 hours13° 17' 48.9"881.65 mieast3° 02' 06.3"208.69 minorth912.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 7:02 PM644 km400 miles348 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiFri 6:02 PM738 km458 miles398 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoFri 6:02 PM819 km509 miles442 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 7:02 PM944 km587 miles510 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 7:02 PM993 km617 miles536 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 6:02 PM1161 km722 miles627 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 6:02 PM1336 km830 miles721 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 7:02 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmEast E
SuvaSat 5:02 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 5:02 PM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmWest-northwest WNW
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