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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: 56%

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 Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 54' North, Longitude: 158° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.15 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.3"1002.48 miwest0° 11' 05.6"12.70 minorth1002.44 mi
24 hours11° 17' 53.2"779.75 mieast4° 15' 22.0"292.48 minorth830.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 6:00 AM242 km150 miles131 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSat 6:00 AM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth N
FakaofoSun 5:00 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 4:00 AM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmWest W
ApiaSun 5:00 AM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 6:00 AM2551 km1585 miles1377 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaSat 6:00 AM2786 km1731 miles1504 nmSouth S
AlofiSat 5:00 AM2848 km1769 miles1538 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSun 4:00 AM2864 km1780 miles1547 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 4:00 AM3221 km2001 miles1739 nmWest W
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