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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 phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 60' South, Longitude: 144° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.13 meters/second, 1544.9 km/hour, 959.9 miles/hour or 834.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.00 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 55.3"959.66 miwest0° 06' 58.5"8.00 misouth959.42 mi
24 hours13° 54' 57.5"925.36 mieast2° 17' 50.2"157.98 misouth933.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 11:42 AM563 km350 miles304 nmWest-southwest WSW
TaiohaeSun 12:12 PM947 km589 miles512 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSun 11:42 AM1709 km1062 miles923 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 1:42 PM1807 km1123 miles975 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiMon 11:42 AM2427 km1508 miles1310 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 10:42 AM2715 km1687 miles1466 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 11:42 AM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 10:42 AM2989 km1857 miles1614 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 10:42 AM3282 km2039 miles1772 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 4:42 PM3831 km2381 miles2069 nmEast-southeast ESE
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