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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: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:27 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 12:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' South, Longitude: 168° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.41 meters/second, 1502.7 km/hour, 933.7 miles/hour or 811.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.1"15.56 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 09.8"933.45 miwest0° 01' 15.1"1.43 minorth933.51 mi
24 hours14° 58' 14.3"972.48 mieast1° 10' 47.7"81.16 minorth979.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiSun 1:32 AM211 km131 miles114 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuMon 1:32 AM624 km388 miles337 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiMon 1:32 AM640 km398 miles346 nmWest W
Pago PagoSun 1:32 AM697 km433 miles376 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaMon 1:32 AM734 km456 miles396 nmWest W
ApiaMon 1:32 AM789 km490 miles426 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Mon 1:32 AM822 km511 miles444 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaSun 2:32 AM891 km554 miles481 nmEast E
FakaofoMon 1:32 AM1231 km765 miles665 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaMon 12:32 AM1419 km882 miles766 nmWest W
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