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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: 38%
Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:50 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 27' South
Longitude: 162° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.66 meters/second, 1557.6 km/hour, 967.8 miles/hour or 841.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.13 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 26' 45.5"967.73 miwest0° 08' 11.4"9.39 minorth968.07 mi
24 hours13° 00' 04.0"870.96 mieast3° 37' 17.9"248.97 minorth912.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 5:50 PM809 km503 miles437 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoFri 4:50 PM870 km540 miles470 nmWest W
AlofiFri 4:50 PM928 km576 miles501 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 5:50 PM988 km614 miles534 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 4:50 PM1092 km679 miles590 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteFri 5:50 PM1440 km895 miles777 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSat 4:50 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 5:50 PM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sat 4:50 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 3:50 PM2084 km1295 miles1126 nmWest-northwest WNW
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