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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 phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 12:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 52' North, Longitude: 172° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.33 meters/second, 1574.4 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.30 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"978.11 miwest0° 08' 15.7"9.46 minorth977.88 mi
24 hours348° 04' 02.1"804.74 miwest2° 56' 47.3"202.57 minorth824.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroSun 12:38 AM656 km407 miles354 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 12:38 AM967 km601 miles522 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSun 12:38 AM1266 km787 miles684 nmSouth S
YarenSun 12:38 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSat 11:38 PM1732 km1076 miles935 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 12:38 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmSoutheast SE
MidwaySat 1:38 AM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSun 12:38 AM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 11:38 PM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 1:38 AM3028 km1881 miles1635 nmSoutheast SE
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