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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: 94%

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 Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 43' South, Longitude: 143° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.28 meters/second, 1552.6 km/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.08 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 25' 01.8"964.63 miwest0° 09' 03.1"10.38 minorth965.02 mi
24 hours13° 35' 23.7"909.30 mieast3° 58' 58.6"273.81 minorth956.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 1:32 AM731 km454 miles395 nmWest-southwest WSW
TaiohaeTue 2:02 AM761 km473 miles411 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownTue 3:32 AM1800 km1118 miles972 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaTue 1:32 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 1:32 AM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 12:32 AM2864 km1780 miles1547 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaWed 12:32 AM3063 km1903 miles1654 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 12:32 AM3087 km1918 miles1667 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 12:32 AM3438 km2137 miles1857 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter IslandTue 5:32 AM3782 km2350 miles2042 nmEast-southeast ESE
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