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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: 62%

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 Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 45' South, Longitude: 153° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.57 meters/second, 1557.3 km/hour, 967.6 miles/hour or 840.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.13 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 27' 40.1"967.44 miwest0° 08' 12.8"9.41 misouth967.18 mi
24 hours13° 20' 03.6"892.09 mieast2° 53' 08.9"198.45 misouth907.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 6:56 PM542 km337 miles292 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaTue 6:56 PM962 km597 miles519 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiTue 5:56 PM1788 km1111 miles965 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 6:56 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaWed 5:56 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 5:56 PM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 5:56 PM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownTue 8:56 PM2719 km1689 miles1468 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaWed 4:56 PM2994 km1861 miles1617 nmWest W
Baker IslandTue 4:56 PM3000 km1864 miles1620 nmWest-northwest WNW
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