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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 11:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 48' South, Longitude: 160° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.68 meters/second, 1525.2 km/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.80 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 23' 10.2"947.52 miwest0° 06' 26.4"7.38 minorth947.83 mi
24 hours14° 23' 15.5"947.62 mieast3° 06' 32.3"213.78 minorth978.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaMon 1:42 AM382 km237 miles206 nmSouth S
AlofiMon 12:42 AM1038 km645 miles561 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 1:42 AM1126 km700 miles608 nmEast E
ApiaTue 12:42 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoTue 12:42 AM1517 km942 miles819 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaTue 12:42 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 1:42 AM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmNorth N
SuvaMon 11:42 PM2266 km1408 miles1223 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 11:42 PM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSun 11:42 PM2674 km1662 miles1444 nmNorthwest NW

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