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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 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 45' South
Longitude: 160° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.28 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.60 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.05 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 21' 59.2"935.45 miwest0° 02' 55.6"3.36 minorth935.60 mi
24 hours15° 01' 25.5"978.22 mieast1° 50' 17.4"126.44 minorth991.76 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 AM197 km122 miles106 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiSat 11:42 PM959 km596 miles518 nmWest W
PapeeteSun 12:42 AM1211 km753 miles654 nmEast E
ApiaSun 11:42 PM1338 km831 miles723 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 11:42 PM1509 km937 miles815 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 11:42 PM1605 km997 miles867 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSun 10:42 PM2193 km1362 miles1184 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 12:42 AM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmNorth N
FunafutiSun 10:42 PM2484 km1544 miles1341 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSat 10:42 PM2790 km1734 miles1507 nmNorthwest NW
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