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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: 64%

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 Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 03:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 46' South, Longitude: 127° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.23 meters/second, 1563.2 km/hour, 971.3 miles/hour or 844.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.19 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 27' 17.7"971.18 miwest0° 08' 33.8"9.81 minorth971.52 mi
24 hours12° 51' 26.0"863.86 mieast3° 45' 30.3"258.34 minorth907.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 7:30 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 5:30 PM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 10:30 PM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSat 5:30 PM3468 km2155 miles1873 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 5:30 PM3671 km2281 miles1982 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 4:30 PM4506 km2800 miles2433 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 5:30 PM4727 km2937 miles2552 nmWest W
Mexico City *Sat 10:30 PM4846 km3011 miles2616 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSun 4:30 PM5063 km3146 miles2734 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 5:30 PM5070 km3151 miles2738 nmNorthwest NW

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