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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 11:33 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:54 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: 138° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.25 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' 04.1"946.62 miwest0° 06' 14.6"7.16 minorth946.92 mi
24 hours14° 26' 05.6"949.94 mieast3° 02' 26.3"209.10 minorth980.18 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 AM661 km411 miles357 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TaiohaeMon 12:40 AM1003 km623 miles541 nmNorth N
AdamstownMon 2:10 AM1143 km710 miles617 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 12:10 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 12:10 AM2299 km1428 miles1241 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 12:10 AM3041 km1890 miles1642 nmNorthwest NW
Easter IslandMon 4:10 AM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSun 11:10 PM3355 km2085 miles1812 nmWest W
ApiaMon 11:10 PM3628 km2254 miles1959 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 11:10 PM3700 km2299 miles1998 nmWest W
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