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

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 05:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 25' South, Longitude: 163° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.93 meters/second, 1565.8 km/hour, 972.9 miles/hour or 845.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.21 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 27' 24.9"972.75 miwest0° 08' 45.5"10.04 minorth973.10 mi
24 hours12° 48' 37.5"861.99 mieast3° 49' 26.1"262.84 minorth907.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoSat 6:58 PM797 km495 miles430 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 7:58 PM909 km565 miles491 nmWest W
AlofiSat 6:58 PM936 km582 miles506 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSat 7:58 PM946 km588 miles511 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 7:58 PM958 km595 miles517 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 6:58 PM967 km601 miles522 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 6:58 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 7:58 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSun 7:58 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSun 5:58 PM1977 km1229 miles1068 nmWest-northwest WNW

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