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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: 85%

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 Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 45' South, Longitude: 151° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.72 meters/second, 1586.6 km/hour, 985.9 miles/hour or 856.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.43 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 27' 33.4"985.75 miwest0° 11' 02.7"12.65 minorth986.10 mi
24 hours12° 37' 14.4"860.42 mieast4° 34' 13.4"314.08 minorth920.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyThu 3:00 AM440 km273 miles238 nmWest W
LaeThu 3:00 AM570 km354 miles308 nmNorthwest NW
BukaThu 3:00 AM612 km381 miles331 nmNortheast NE
ArawaThu 3:00 AM620 km385 miles335 nmNortheast NE
GizoThu 4:00 AM648 km403 miles350 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraThu 4:00 AM963 km599 miles520 nmEast E
CairnsThu 3:00 AM987 km613 miles533 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraThu 2:00 AM1407 km874 miles759 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneThu 3:00 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmSouth S
PalikirThu 4:00 AM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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