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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: 98%

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 Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 42' North, Longitude: 161° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.80 meters/second, 1554.5 km/hour, 965.9 miles/hour or 839.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.10 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 30' 05.8"965.68 miwest0° 06' 25.4"7.36 minorth965.45 mi
24 hours11° 58' 32.7"797.53 mieast2° 09' 46.3"148.73 minorth806.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 1:38 AM706 km439 miles381 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiMon 1:38 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySun 12:38 AM2177 km1353 miles1176 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSat 11:38 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 12:38 AM2992 km1859 miles1615 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSun 11:38 PM3168 km1969 miles1711 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 11:38 PM3257 km2024 miles1759 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandSun 11:38 PM3448 km2142 miles1862 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSun 11:38 PM3451 km2144 miles1863 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Mon 1:38 AM3473 km2158 miles1876 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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