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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 10:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 55' South, Longitude: 143° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.35 meters/second, 1524.1 km/hour, 947.0 miles/hour or 822.9 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' 05.6"946.85 miwest0° 06' 17.4"7.21 minorth947.16 mi
24 hours14° 25' 25.3"949.40 mieast3° 03' 25.6"210.23 minorth979.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 12:32 AM656 km408 miles354 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 2:32 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaMon 12:32 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 12:32 AM2670 km1659 miles1442 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 11:32 PM2801 km1741 miles1513 nmWest W
ApiaMon 11:32 PM3070 km1907 miles1657 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 11:32 PM3153 km1959 miles1702 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 11:32 PM3352 km2083 miles1810 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter IslandMon 4:32 AM3635 km2259 miles1963 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaMon 10:32 PM4036 km2508 miles2179 nmWest W
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