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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: 66%

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 08:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 59' South, Longitude: 154° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.76 meters/second, 1568.7 km/hour, 974.8 miles/hour or 847.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.25 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 27' 33.6"974.67 miwest0° 08' 58.8"10.29 minorth975.02 mi
24 hours12° 45' 21.5"859.88 mieast3° 53' 51.8"267.92 minorth906.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoSun 7:50 PM580 km361 miles313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSun 7:50 PM677 km421 miles366 nmNortheast NE
ArawaSun 6:50 PM751 km467 miles406 nmNorth N
BukaSun 6:50 PM836 km520 miles452 nmNorth N
Port MoresbySun 6:50 PM929 km577 miles502 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSun 6:50 PM1074 km667 miles580 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSun 7:50 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneSun 6:50 PM1615 km1004 miles872 nmSouth S
YarenSun 8:50 PM1911 km1188 miles1032 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSun 5:50 PM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmNorthwest NW
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