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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: 0%

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 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 56' South, Longitude: 174° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.89 meters/second, 1569.2 km/hour, 975.0 miles/hour or 847.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.25 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 27' 34.4"974.82 miwest0° 08' 53.8"10.19 misouth974.59 mi
24 hours13° 18' 28.0"897.19 mieast3° 11' 36.1"219.55 misouth917.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuSun 10:50 AM189 km118 miles102 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 12:50 PM258 km161 miles140 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sun 12:50 PM308 km191 miles166 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pago PagoSat 11:50 AM433 km269 miles234 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoSun 11:50 AM529 km329 miles286 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuSun 11:50 AM634 km394 miles342 nmSouth S
PangaiSun 11:50 AM761 km473 miles411 nmSouth S
AlofiSat 11:50 AM833 km518 miles450 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSun 10:50 AM847 km526 miles457 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSun 11:50 AM911 km566 miles492 nmSouth S

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