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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 Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 00:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 07' South, Longitude: 168° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.54 meters/second, 1567.9 km/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.24 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 27' 29.3"974.05 miwest0° 08' 48.9"10.10 misouth973.81 mi
24 hours346° 39' 30.7"898.83 miwest3° 09' 13.5"216.83 misouth918.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleSun 11:00 AM311 km193 miles168 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaSun 11:00 AM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth S
HoniaraSun 11:00 AM1035 km643 miles559 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSun 11:00 AM1040 km646 miles562 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Sun 1:00 PM1184 km736 miles639 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSun 12:00 Noon1260 km783 miles680 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenSun 12:00 Noon1404 km873 miles758 nmNorth N
TarawaSun 12:00 Noon1676 km1042 miles905 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaSun 1:00 PM1931 km1200 miles1042 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sun 2:00 PM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmEast E

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