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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 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 52' South, Longitude: 155° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.66 meters/second, 1615.2 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 36.0"1003.55 miwest0° 11' 41.1"13.38 minorth1003.67 mi
24 hours11° 34' 17.9"800.33 mieast4° 34' 59.5"314.90 minorth859.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 5:00 AM385 km239 miles208 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteFri 5:00 AM1943 km1208 miles1049 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSat 4:00 AM2011 km1249 miles1086 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 5:00 AM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaSat 4:00 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 3:00 AM2373 km1474 miles1281 nmWest W
HonoluluFri 5:00 AM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmNorth N
AlofiFri 4:00 AM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 3:00 AM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 4:00 AM3123 km1941 miles1686 nmSouthwest SW

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