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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 09:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' South, Longitude: 144° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.12 meters/second, 1505.2 km/hour, 935.3 miles/hour or 812.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.59 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 21' 57.4"935.04 miwest0° 02' 44.9"3.15 minorth935.18 mi
24 hours15° 02' 40.7"979.18 mieast1° 46' 18.7"121.87 minorth991.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 11:32 PM633 km394 miles342 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsSun 12:32 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownSun 1:32 AM1549 km962 miles836 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 11:32 PM1647 km1023 miles889 nmWest W
AlofiSat 10:32 PM2715 km1687 miles1466 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 11:32 PM2802 km1741 miles1513 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaSun 10:32 PM3023 km1879 miles1632 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 10:32 PM3142 km1952 miles1696 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 10:32 PM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmWest W
Easter IslandSun 3:32 AM3626 km2253 miles1958 nmEast-southeast ESE

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