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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: 76%

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 Monday, October 14, 2013 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 04' South, Longitude: 165° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.16 meters/second, 1591.8 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.48 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 28' 41.2"988.97 miwest0° 10' 28.1"11.99 minorth989.28 mi
24 hours12° 20' 44.8"843.33 mieast4° 21' 59.7"300.06 minorth899.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraMon 8:00 PM613 km381 miles331 nmWest W
LuganvilleMon 8:00 PM736 km457 miles397 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 9:00 PM956 km594 miles516 nmNorth N
GizoMon 8:00 PM961 km597 miles519 nmWest W
Port VilaMon 8:00 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 9:00 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiMon 9:00 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmEast E
SuvaMon 9:00 PM1718 km1068 miles928 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroMon 9:00 PM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirMon 8:00 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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