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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: 100%

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 Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' South, Longitude: 138° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.08 meters/second, 1505.1 km/hour, 935.2 miles/hour or 812.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.59 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 21' 56.9"935.00 miwest0° 02' 41.7"3.09 minorth935.14 mi
24 hours15° 03' 03.6"979.57 mieast1° 45' 03.3"120.44 minorth992.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSun 12:10 AM541 km336 miles292 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSun 1:10 AM1066 km662 miles576 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 11:10 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 11:10 PM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmWest W
Easter IslandSun 3:10 AM3107 km1931 miles1678 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSun 11:10 PM3140 km1951 miles1695 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 10:10 PM3266 km2029 miles1763 nmWest W
ApiaSun 10:10 PM3571 km2219 miles1928 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 10:10 PM3674 km2283 miles1984 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 10:10 PM3794 km2357 miles2048 nmWest W
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