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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 11:33 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:54 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' South, Longitude: 178° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.07 meters/second, 1605.9 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.0"997.83 miwest0° 11' 41.5"13.39 minorth998.08 mi
24 hours347° 59' 28.9"827.07 miwest4° 41' 37.6"322.53 minorth889.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 4:00 AM363 km226 miles196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 4:00 AM846 km526 miles457 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 4:00 AM954 km592 miles515 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 5:00 AM1238 km769 miles668 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 4:00 AM1373 km853 miles741 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaFri 4:00 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmSouth S
ApiaFri 5:00 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 4:00 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaFri 3:00 AM1747 km1085 miles943 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 5:00 AM1881 km1169 miles1015 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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