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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: 94%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, June 16, 2013 at 5:24 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 21, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' South, Longitude: 156° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.37 meters/second, 1513.3 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.67 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 23' 07.0"940.02 miwest0° 04' 09.1"4.76 misouth939.83 mi
24 hours15° 00' 23.4"980.59 mieast1° 00' 09.5"68.97 misouth979.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneFri 9:32 PM1005 km624 miles543 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaFri 10:32 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 10:32 PM1123 km698 miles606 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaFri 10:32 PM1209 km751 miles653 nmEast E
CairnsFri 9:32 PM1210 km752 miles653 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 9:32 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmNorthwest NW
SydneyFri 9:32 PM1727 km1073 miles932 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CanberraFri 9:32 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaFri 11:32 PM2266 km1408 miles1223 nmEast E
YarenFri 11:32 PM2329 km1447 miles1257 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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