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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 04:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 35' South, Longitude: 147° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.61 meters/second, 1564.6 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.8 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' 21.6"972.04 miwest0° 08' 40.1"9.93 minorth972.38 mi
24 hours12° 49' 54.0"862.84 mieast3° 47' 39.9"260.81 minorth907.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 6:50 PM503 km312 miles271 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaiohaeSat 7:20 PM987 km613 miles533 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSat 6:50 PM1575 km979 miles851 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 6:50 PM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownSat 8:50 PM2203 km1369 miles1190 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSat 5:50 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 6:50 PM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 5:50 PM2655 km1650 miles1434 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 5:50 PM3079 km1913 miles1663 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 4:50 PM3563 km2214 miles1924 nmWest-northwest WNW

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