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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 5:25 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' South, Longitude: 160° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.27 meters/second, 1505.8 km/hour, 935.7 miles/hour or 813.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.59 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 21' 59.0"935.38 miwest0° 02' 55.4"3.35 minorth935.53 mi
24 hours15° 01' 26.7"978.17 mieast1° 50' 13.6"126.36 minorth991.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSun 12:42 AM183 km114 miles99 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiSat 11:42 PM987 km613 miles533 nmWest W
PapeeteSun 12:42 AM1184 km736 miles639 nmEast E
ApiaSun 11:42 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 11:42 PM1536 km955 miles830 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 11:42 PM1625 km1010 miles877 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSun 10:42 PM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 12:42 AM2416 km1501 miles1305 nmNorth N
FunafutiSun 10:42 PM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSat 10:42 PM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmNorthwest NW

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