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

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 45' South, Longitude: 130° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.27 meters/second, 1563.4 km/hour, 971.4 miles/hour or 844.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.19 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 27' 18.1"971.27 miwest0° 08' 34.4"9.83 minorth971.62 mi
24 hours12° 51' 15.8"863.75 mieast3° 45' 44.7"258.62 minorth907.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 7:40 PM1253 km779 miles677 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 5:40 PM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 10:40 PM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSat 5:40 PM3250 km2019 miles1755 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 5:40 PM3463 km2152 miles1870 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 4:40 PM4281 km2660 miles2312 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 5:40 PM4497 km2794 miles2428 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 4:40 PM4841 km3008 miles2614 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 5:40 PM4921 km3058 miles2657 nmNorthwest NW
Mexico City *Sat 10:40 PM5000 km3107 miles2700 nmNortheast NE
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