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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: 67%

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 Friday, June 28, 2013 at 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 04' South, Longitude: 140° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.61 meters/second, 1615.0 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.2"1003.51 miwest0° 11' 41.8"13.39 minorth1003.63 mi
24 hours11° 35' 12.6"801.39 mieast4° 35' 31.7"315.54 minorth861.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 4:30 AM887 km551 miles479 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSat 4:00 AM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 4:00 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownFri 6:00 AM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 4:00 AM3046 km1893 miles1645 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 4:00 AM3102 km1927 miles1675 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 3:00 AM3506 km2179 miles1893 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaSat 3:00 AM3704 km2301 miles2000 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 3:00 AM3759 km2336 miles2030 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 2:00 AM3988 km2478 miles2153 nmWest W
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