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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: 76%

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 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' South, Longitude: 179° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.04 meters/second, 1605.7 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 16.3"997.69 miwest0° 11' 41.4"13.39 minorth997.94 mi
24 hours12° 00' 46.2"827.26 mieast4° 41' 37.7"322.51 minorth890.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 3:50 AM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 3:50 AM681 km423 miles367 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RawakiFri 4:50 AM941 km584 miles508 nmEast E
FakaofoFri 4:50 AM965 km600 miles521 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaFri 3:50 AM1164 km723 miles629 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaFri 4:50 AM1225 km761 miles662 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaFri 3:50 AM1436 km892 miles775 nmSouth S
YarenFri 3:50 AM1653 km1027 miles893 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroFri 3:50 AM1763 km1095 miles952 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 4:50 AM1789 km1111 miles966 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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