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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: 50%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 03:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 53' South, Longitude: 144° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.27 meters/second, 1585.0 km/hour, 984.9 miles/hour or 855.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.41 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 29' 44.6"984.65 miwest0° 09' 46.6"11.20 misouth984.44 mi
24 hours12° 27' 58.7"846.82 mieast3° 39' 19.2"251.27 misouth877.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 5:58 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteMon 5:28 PM886 km550 miles478 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaMon 5:28 PM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 5:28 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownMon 7:28 PM2220 km1380 miles1199 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiMon 4:28 PM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 4:28 PM2881 km1790 miles1556 nmWest W
ApiaTue 4:28 PM2930 km1820 miles1582 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 4:28 PM3419 km2124 miles1846 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 3:28 PM3694 km2295 miles1995 nmWest-northwest WNW

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