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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: 24%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:54 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, July 8, 2013 at 7:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' North, Longitude: 136° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.17 meters/second, 1555.8 km/hour, 966.7 miles/hour or 840.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.11 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.7"966.51 miwest0° 06' 33.4"7.52 minorth966.27 mi
24 hours11° 23' 58.8"758.46 mieast2° 15' 21.5"155.14 minorth769.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaWed 8:48 AM895 km556 miles483 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokWed 7:48 AM959 km596 miles518 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SaipanWed 8:48 AM961 km597 miles519 nmEast E
DavaoWed 6:48 AM1564 km972 miles844 nmSouthwest SW
General SantosWed 6:48 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonWed 6:48 AM1697 km1055 miles917 nmWest W
ManilaWed 6:48 AM1705 km1059 miles920 nmWest W
ManokwariWed 7:48 AM1879 km1167 miles1014 nmSouth S
TaipeiWed 6:48 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmNorthwest NW
KumamotoWed 7:48 AM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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