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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 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 31' South, Longitude: 178° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.73 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 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' 41.3"1003.73 miwest0° 11' 39.6"13.35 minorth1003.83 mi
24 hours348° 27' 19.3"798.52 miwest4° 33' 57.1"313.72 minorth857.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandFri 4:50 AM596 km371 miles322 nmEast E
TarawaSat 4:50 AM618 km384 miles334 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSat 4:50 AM892 km554 miles482 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 4:50 AM1151 km715 miles621 nmNorthwest NW
YarenSat 4:50 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 5:50 AM1525 km948 miles824 nmSoutheast SE
ApiaSat 5:50 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaSat 4:50 AM1950 km1211 miles1053 nmSouth S
Port VilaSat 3:50 AM2191 km1362 miles1183 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSat 3:50 AM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmWest-southwest WSW

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