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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 09:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 55' South, Longitude: 153° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.36 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' 43.4"989.48 miwest0° 10' 30.6"12.04 minorth989.79 mi
24 hours12° 19' 59.4"842.87 mieast4° 22' 41.7"300.88 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
ArawaMon 7:50 PM397 km247 miles214 nmNortheast NE
GizoMon 8:50 PM413 km256 miles223 nmEast-northeast ENE
BukaMon 7:50 PM419 km260 miles226 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyMon 7:50 PM662 km411 miles357 nmWest W
LaeMon 7:50 PM725 km450 miles391 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraMon 8:50 PM746 km464 miles403 nmEast E
CairnsMon 7:50 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraMon 6:50 PM1551 km964 miles838 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenMon 9:50 PM1782 km1107 miles962 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirMon 8:50 PM1836 km1141 miles991 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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