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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: 100%

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 Friday, October 18, 2013 at 11:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 02' North, Longitude: 177° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.09 meters/second, 1595.1 km/hour, 991.2 miles/hour or 861.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 30' 24.3"991.02 miwest0° 09' 52.7"11.32 minorth990.86 mi
24 hours348° 08' 11.7"810.46 miwest3° 40' 19.7"252.40 minorth844.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 11:28 PM761 km473 miles411 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 11:28 PM998 km620 miles539 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 11:28 PM1163 km722 miles628 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 11:28 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 11:28 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 11:28 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 10:28 PM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmWest W
MidwayFri 12:28 AM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoSat 12:28 AM2368 km1471 miles1278 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Sat 1:28 AM2777 km1725 miles1499 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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