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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: 60%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:59 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 11, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 40' South, Longitude: 136° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.15 meters/second, 1602.5 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 29' 33.1"995.68 miwest0° 10' 52.9"12.46 minorth995.94 mi
24 hours11° 59' 29.5"823.87 mieast4° 26' 44.4"305.47 minorth881.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 6:20 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSun 5:50 PM1824 km1134 miles985 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 7:50 PM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiMon 5:50 PM2455 km1526 miles1326 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 5:50 PM2940 km1827 miles1588 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 10:50 PM3691 km2293 miles1993 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoMon 4:50 PM3791 km2356 miles2047 nmWest W
AlofiSun 4:50 PM3823 km2376 miles2064 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 5:50 PM3848 km2391 miles2078 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Mon 5:50 PM3893 km2419 miles2102 nmWest-southwest WSW

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