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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: 67%

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 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 47' South, Longitude: 135° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.14 meters/second, 1570.1 km/hour, 975.6 miles/hour or 847.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.26 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 27' 37.5"975.45 miwest0° 09' 04.7"10.40 minorth975.80 mi
24 hours12° 43' 52.0"858.83 mieast3° 55' 49.9"270.15 minorth906.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinSun 7:40 PM521 km324 miles281 nmWest W
Tennant CreekSun 7:40 PM774 km481 miles418 nmSouth S
CairnsSun 8:10 PM1184 km736 miles639 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliSun 7:10 PM1195 km742 miles645 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsSun 7:40 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmSouth S
JayapuraSun 7:10 PM1264 km786 miles683 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbySun 8:10 PM1315 km817 miles710 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariSun 7:10 PM1330 km826 miles718 nmNorth N
MakassarSun 6:10 PM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoSun 6:10 PM1979 km1229 miles1068 nmNorthwest NW

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