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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 5:24 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 12:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 10' South
Longitude: 157° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.16 meters/second, 1501.8 km/hour, 933.1 miles/hour or 810.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.55 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 21' 57.3"932.91 miwest0° 00' 29.2"0.56 misouth932.89 mi
24 hours15° 14' 36.2"989.85 mieast0° 30' 54.5"35.44 minorth992.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneSat 10:32 PM933 km580 miles504 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaSat 11:32 PM947 km588 miles511 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 11:32 PM1160 km721 miles626 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraSat 11:32 PM1215 km755 miles656 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsSat 10:32 PM1299 km807 miles701 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySat 10:32 PM1631 km1013 miles880 nmNorthwest NW
SydneySat 10:32 PM1644 km1021 miles888 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CanberraSat 10:32 PM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaSun 12:32 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmEast E
MelbourneSat 10:32 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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