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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 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 52' South
Longitude: 142° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.99 meters/second, 1569.6 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.26 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 27' 36.1"975.20 miwest0° 09' 02.4"10.36 minorth975.55 mi
24 hours12° 44' 25.4"859.26 mieast3° 55' 05.8"269.34 minorth906.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 7:40 PM548 km340 miles296 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySun 7:40 PM605 km376 miles327 nmNortheast NE
LaeSun 7:40 PM815 km507 miles440 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSun 6:40 PM1166 km725 miles630 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinSun 7:10 PM1306 km811 miles705 nmWest W
Alice SpringsSun 7:10 PM1529 km950 miles826 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariSun 6:40 PM1644 km1021 miles888 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraSun 8:40 PM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmEast E
BrisbaneSun 7:40 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliSun 6:40 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmWest-northwest WNW
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