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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: 66%
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 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 44' South
Longitude: 164° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.69 meters/second, 1615.3 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 37.9"1003.69 miwest0° 11' 40.5"13.37 minorth1003.80 mi
24 hours11° 33' 42.1"799.72 mieast4° 34' 37.2"314.50 minorth858.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSat 4:40 AM730 km453 miles394 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 5:40 AM886 km550 miles478 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSat 4:40 AM1187 km738 miles641 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 3:40 AM1297 km806 miles701 nmWest W
ApiaSat 4:40 AM1636 km1017 miles883 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 3:40 AM1964 km1220 miles1060 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 4:40 AM2099 km1305 miles1134 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaFri 5:40 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 3:40 AM2476 km1538 miles1337 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 5:40 AM2501 km1554 miles1350 nmSoutheast SE
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