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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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:33 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:54 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 24, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' South, Longitude: 123° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.97 meters/second, 1522.7 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.77 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 23' 00.4"945.94 miwest0° 06' 06.8"7.01 minorth946.24 mi
24 hours14° 27' 55.0"951.32 mieast2° 59' 43.2"205.97 minorth980.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 1:10 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmSouthwest SW
Easter IslandMon 3:10 AM1784 km1109 miles963 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 11:10 PM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 11:10 PM3788 km2354 miles2045 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 3:10 AM4187 km2601 miles2261 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiMon 11:10 PM4292 km2667 miles2317 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 10:10 PM4862 km3021 miles2625 nmWest W
Mexico City *Mon 4:10 AM4942 km3071 miles2669 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 4:10 AM5052 km3139 miles2728 nmEast E
GuatemalaMon 3:10 AM5132 km3189 miles2771 nmNortheast NE

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