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

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' South, Longitude: 179° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.01 meters/second, 1558.8 km/hour, 968.6 miles/hour or 841.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.14 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.2"968.44 miwest0° 08' 17.3"9.50 minorth968.78 mi
24 hours12° 58' 16.8"869.53 mieast3° 39' 16.9"251.22 minorth911.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuSat 5:02 PM398 km247 miles215 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sat 6:02 PM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Lautoka *Sat 6:02 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSouthwest SW
Nadi *Sat 6:02 PM496 km308 miles268 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 5:02 PM650 km404 miles351 nmNorth N
NeiafuSat 6:02 PM778 km484 miles420 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 7:02 PM811 km504 miles438 nmEast E
PangaiSat 6:02 PM835 km519 miles451 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sat 7:02 PM858 km533 miles464 nmEast E
NukualofaSat 6:02 PM895 km556 miles483 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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