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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 11:03 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:38 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 18, 2013 at 12:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 14' North
Longitude: 160° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.84 meters/second, 1594.2 km/hour, 990.6 miles/hour or 860.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.51 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 30' 24.1"990.54 miwest0° 09' 48.9"11.24 minorth990.38 mi
24 hours11° 51' 58.8"810.27 mieast3° 38' 30.6"250.33 minorth843.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaFri 11:38 PM367 km228 miles198 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirFri 11:38 PM374 km232 miles202 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSat 12:38 AM1185 km737 miles640 nmEast E
YarenSat 12:38 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandSat 12:38 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaSat 12:38 AM1618 km1005 miles874 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaFri 10:38 PM1797 km1116 miles970 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 11:38 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyFri 10:38 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 9:38 PM2566 km1595 miles1386 nmWest-southwest WSW
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