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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: 99%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, November 17, 2013 at 3:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 51' North
Longitude: 168° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.75 meters/second, 1561.5 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.17 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 30' 28.6"970.12 miwest0° 07' 00.0"8.02 minorth969.89 mi
24 hours348° 08' 07.7"793.40 miwest2° 25' 15.6"166.48 minorth806.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 11:38 PM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSat 11:38 PM912 km567 miles492 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 10:38 PM1405 km873 miles759 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 11:38 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 11:38 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmSouth S
MidwaySat 12:38 AM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandFri 11:38 PM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSat 9:38 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmWest W
HoniaraSat 10:38 PM2836 km1762 miles1531 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 11:38 PM2855 km1774 miles1542 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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