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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, October 26, 2013 at 11:41 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 37' South, Longitude: 143° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.53 meters/second, 1571.5 km/hour, 976.5 miles/hour or 848.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.27 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 27' 44.3"976.33 miwest0° 09' 02.6"10.36 misouth976.09 mi
24 hours13° 14' 41.2"894.15 mieast3° 15' 54.2"224.49 misouth915.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 11:10 AM563 km350 miles304 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 10:40 AM881 km547 miles475 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 12:40 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSat 10:40 AM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 10:40 AM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 9:40 AM2953 km1835 miles1595 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 9:40 AM3091 km1921 miles1669 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 10:40 AM3106 km1930 miles1677 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 9:40 AM3538 km2198 miles1910 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 3:40 PM3868 km2403 miles2088 nmEast-southeast ESE
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