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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: 16%

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 Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 14' North, Longitude: 133° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.65 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.91 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.5"954.13 miwest0° 04' 31.2"5.18 minorth953.93 mi
24 hours11° 31' 55.8"757.77 mieast1° 24' 15.2"96.59 minorth760.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokThu 8:48 AM1191 km740 miles643 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 9:48 AM1295 km805 miles699 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuezonThu 7:48 AM1404 km873 miles758 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaThu 7:48 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmWest-southwest WSW
TaipeiThu 7:48 AM1469 km913 miles793 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoThu 7:48 AM1514 km941 miles817 nmSouthwest SW
General SantosThu 7:48 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmSouthwest SW
KumamotoThu 8:48 AM1642 km1020 miles887 nmNorth N
FukuokaThu 8:48 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNorth N
KitakyushuThu 8:48 AM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNorth N

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