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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: 98%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 24, 2013 at 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' South, Longitude: 137° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.24 meters/second, 1523.7 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.78 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 23' 04.0"946.54 miwest0° 06' 14.4"7.16 minorth946.85 mi
24 hours14° 26' 07.6"949.90 mieast3° 02' 23.3"209.03 minorth980.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsMon 1:10 AM647 km402 miles349 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TaiohaeMon 12:40 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmNorth N
AdamstownMon 2:10 AM1123 km698 miles606 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 12:10 AM1243 km773 miles671 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 12:10 AM2327 km1446 miles1256 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 12:10 AM3062 km1902 miles1653 nmNorthwest NW
Easter IslandMon 4:10 AM3094 km1923 miles1671 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSun 11:10 PM3384 km2102 miles1827 nmWest W
ApiaMon 11:10 PM3656 km2272 miles1974 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 11:10 PM3728 km2317 miles2013 nmWest W
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