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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 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 36' South, Longitude: 144° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.56 meters/second, 1564.4 km/hour, 972.1 miles/hour or 844.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.20 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 27' 21.2"971.93 miwest0° 08' 39.4"9.92 minorth972.27 mi
24 hours12° 50' 05.5"862.97 mieast3° 47' 23.8"260.51 minorth907.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 6:40 PM667 km414 miles360 nmSouthwest SW
TaiohaeSat 7:10 PM775 km481 miles418 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSat 6:40 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 8:40 PM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSun 6:40 PM2196 km1365 miles1186 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 5:40 PM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 6:40 PM2910 km1808 miles1571 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 5:40 PM2914 km1811 miles1574 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 5:40 PM3325 km2066 miles1795 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 4:40 PM3806 km2365 miles2055 nmWest-northwest WNW

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