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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 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 46' South, Longitude: 156° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.23 meters/second, 1505.6 km/hour, 935.6 miles/hour or 813.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.59 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 21' 58.7"935.28 miwest0° 02' 52.5"3.30 minorth935.43 mi
24 hours15° 01' 47.3"978.45 mieast1° 49' 09.4"125.13 minorth991.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSun 12:22 AM424 km263 miles229 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteSun 12:22 AM725 km450 miles391 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSat 11:22 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmWest W
ApiaSun 11:22 PM1801 km1119 miles972 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 11:22 PM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 11:22 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 12:22 AM2397 km1489 miles1294 nmNorth N
SuvaSun 10:22 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 2:22 AM2728 km1695 miles1473 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSun 10:22 PM2943 km1828 miles1589 nmWest-northwest WNW

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