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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: 98%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, June 16, 2013 at 5:25 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 10:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' South, Longitude: 173° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.24 meters/second, 1502.1 km/hour, 933.3 miles/hour or 811.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.56 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.1"933.04 miwest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 misouth933.00 mi
24 hours15° 14' 36.7"989.95 mieast0° 23' 26.7"26.88 minorth991.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiSat 11:32 PM107 km66 miles58 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuSat 11:32 PM177 km110 miles95 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaSat 11:32 PM218 km135 miles118 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 11:32 PM385 km239 miles208 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoFri 11:32 PM711 km442 miles384 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaSat 11:32 PM720 km447 miles389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i)Sat 11:32 PM720 km447 miles389 nmNorth N
LabasaSat 10:32 PM868 km539 miles469 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSat 10:32 PM889 km552 miles480 nmWest-northwest WNW
NadiSat 10:32 PM1002 km622 miles541 nmWest-northwest WNW

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