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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: 50%

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 10, 2013 at 04:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 39' South, Longitude: 165° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.87 meters/second, 1583.5 km/hour, 984.0 miles/hour or 855.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.40 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 28' 20.4"983.85 miwest0° 09' 56.1"11.38 minorth984.18 mi
24 hours12° 24' 35.5"843.66 mieast4° 10' 59.4"287.48 minorth896.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSun 5:58 PM616 km382 miles332 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pago PagoSat 5:58 PM669 km416 miles361 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sun 6:58 PM742 km461 miles401 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 6:58 PM781 km485 miles422 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSun 5:58 PM941 km584 miles508 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 5:58 PM1031 km641 miles557 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSat 6:58 PM1335 km829 miles721 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSun 5:58 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 4:58 PM1665 km1034 miles899 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 6:58 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNortheast NE

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