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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: 97%

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 Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 48' North, Longitude: 169° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.06 meters/second, 1609.4 km/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.0"999.95 miwest0° 10' 56.8"12.54 minorth999.89 mi
24 hours348° 10' 19.6"815.29 miwest4° 11' 38.9"288.21 minorth861.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroThu 11:12 PM314 km195 miles170 nmNortheast NE
TarawaThu 11:12 PM531 km330 miles287 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 11:12 PM661 km411 miles357 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirThu 10:12 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmWest W
Baker IslandWed 11:12 PM1628 km1012 miles879 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandThu 11:12 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmNorth N
FunafutiThu 11:12 PM1818 km1130 miles982 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraThu 10:12 PM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaThu 10:12 PM2496 km1551 miles1348 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 12:12 AM2640 km1640 miles1425 nmSoutheast SE

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