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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: 77%

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 Monday, October 14, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 57' South, Longitude: 155° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.32 meters/second, 1592.3 km/hour, 989.4 miles/hour or 859.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 28' 42.8"989.33 miwest0° 10' 30.1"12.03 minorth989.64 mi
24 hours12° 20' 08.2"842.91 mieast4° 22' 33.6"300.71 minorth898.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoMon 8:40 PM166 km103 miles89 nmNortheast NE
ArawaMon 7:40 PM301 km187 miles162 nmNorth N
BukaMon 7:40 PM402 km250 miles217 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraMon 8:40 PM482 km299 miles260 nmEast E
Port MoresbyMon 7:40 PM926 km575 miles500 nmWest W
LaeMon 7:40 PM981 km609 miles529 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 7:40 PM1383 km859 miles747 nmSouthwest SW
YarenMon 9:40 PM1562 km971 miles843 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaMon 8:40 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirMon 8:40 PM1777 km1104 miles960 nmNorth N

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