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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 16:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 30' South, Longitude: 177° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.74 meters/second, 1615.5 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.4"1003.80 miwest0° 11' 39.5"13.35 minorth1003.91 mi
24 hours348° 27' 22.8"798.51 miwest4° 33' 54.8"313.69 minorth857.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 4:54 AM518 km322 miles279 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 4:54 AM703 km437 miles380 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 4:54 AM913 km567 miles493 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSat 4:54 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmNorthwest NW
YarenSat 4:54 AM1150 km714 miles621 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 5:54 AM1610 km1000 miles869 nmSoutheast SE
ApiaSat 5:54 AM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaSat 4:54 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmSouth S
Port VilaSat 3:54 AM2142 km1331 miles1157 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSat 3:54 AM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmWest-southwest WSW
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