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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 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 27' South, Longitude: 173° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.75 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' 42.1"1003.83 miwest0° 11' 39.3"13.35 minorth1003.93 mi
24 hours348° 27' 36.6"798.25 miwest4° 33' 45.3"313.51 minorth857.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 5:10 AM210 km131 miles113 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenSat 5:10 AM719 km447 miles388 nmWest W
MajuroSat 5:10 AM874 km543 miles472 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiSat 5:10 AM1103 km685 miles595 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 5:10 AM1132 km703 miles611 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 4:10 AM1788 km1111 miles966 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSat 4:10 AM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 6:10 AM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 4:10 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaSat 5:10 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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