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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 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 14, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 55' South, Longitude: 153° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.35 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 28' 43.3"989.40 miwest0° 10' 30.5"12.04 minorth989.71 mi
24 hours12° 20' 00.3"842.82 mieast4° 22' 40.8"300.85 minorth898.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaMon 7:50 PM378 km235 miles204 nmNortheast NE
GizoMon 8:50 PM384 km239 miles207 nmEast-northeast ENE
BukaMon 7:50 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyMon 7:50 PM691 km430 miles373 nmWest W
HoniaraMon 8:50 PM717 km445 miles387 nmEast E
LaeMon 7:50 PM753 km468 miles407 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 7:50 PM1215 km755 miles656 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraMon 6:50 PM1578 km980 miles852 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenMon 9:50 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirMon 8:50 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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