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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: 65%

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 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 26' South, Longitude: 161° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.90 meters/second, 1565.6 km/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.21 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 27' 24.7"972.75 miwest0° 08' 45.0"10.03 minorth973.09 mi
24 hours12° 48' 45.4"862.14 mieast3° 49' 15.3"262.65 minorth907.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 7:50 PM888 km552 miles479 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoSat 6:50 PM975 km606 miles527 nmWest W
AlofiSat 6:50 PM1074 km667 miles580 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sun 7:50 PM1088 km676 miles588 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 6:50 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSat 7:50 PM1380 km858 miles745 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSun 6:50 PM1666 km1035 miles900 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 7:50 PM1760 km1093 miles950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSun 5:50 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSun 5:50 PM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmWest-southwest WSW
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