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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: 35%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:57 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, June 16, 2013 at 5:24 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 04:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 41' North, Longitude: 176° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.53 meters/second, 1614.7 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.72 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 33' 07.7"1003.23 miwest0° 10' 26.8"11.96 misouth1003.42 mi
24 hours10° 50' 07.8"747.01 mieast4° 17' 30.3"294.88 misouth804.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandFri 4:34 PM498 km309 miles269 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 4:34 PM1256 km780 miles678 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 4:34 PM1424 km885 miles769 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSat 4:34 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 5:34 PM1648 km1024 miles890 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 4:34 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaSat 5:34 PM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 6:34 PM2117 km1315 miles1143 nmEast E
Wake IslandSat 4:34 PM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSat 4:34 PM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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