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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 11:38 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:41 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° 31' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.30 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"978.10 miwest0° 08' 15.5"9.46 minorth977.87 mi
24 hours348° 04' 01.9"804.73 miwest2° 56' 45.3"202.53 minorth824.90 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 AM649 km403 miles350 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 12:38 AM947 km589 miles511 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSun 12:38 AM1268 km788 miles684 nmSouth S
YarenSun 12:38 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSat 11:38 PM1705 km1059 miles920 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 12:38 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmSoutheast SE
MidwaySat 1:38 AM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSun 12:38 AM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 11:38 PM2830 km1758 miles1528 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaSat 10:38 PM3009 km1869 miles1625 nmWest W

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