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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: 55%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 05' North, Longitude: 172° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.06 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.8"1002.21 miwest0° 11' 03.6"12.67 minorth1002.18 mi
24 hours11° 17' 28.9"779.06 mieast4° 14' 22.6"291.33 minorth829.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandSat 5:00 AM625 km389 miles338 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiSun 6:00 AM883 km549 miles477 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSun 6:00 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 5:00 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 5:00 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSun 7:00 AM1692 km1051 miles914 nmEast E
MajuroSun 5:00 AM1849 km1149 miles998 nmWest-northwest WNW
ApiaSun 6:00 AM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmSouth S
YarenSun 5:00 AM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 7:00 AM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmNortheast NE

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