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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: 77%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 46' South, Longitude: 152° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.71 meters/second, 1604.5 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 29' 08.7"996.94 miwest0° 11' 39.8"13.36 minorth997.20 mi
24 hours12° 03' 20.0"829.70 mieast4° 41' 35.3"322.47 minorth892.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 4:00 AM1002 km623 miles541 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteThu 4:00 AM1340 km833 miles724 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 4:00 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 3:00 AM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaFri 3:00 AM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 3:00 AM2397 km1489 miles1294 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 2:00 AM2749 km1708 miles1484 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 3:00 AM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 4:00 AM3052 km1896 miles1648 nmNorth N
FunafutiFri 2:00 AM3142 km1953 miles1697 nmWest W

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