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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: 92%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' South, Longitude: 172° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.77 meters/second, 1504.0 km/hour, 934.5 miles/hour or 812.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.58 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 22' 35.5"934.23 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth934.28 mi
24 hours14° 58' 31.6"973.12 mieast1° 03' 47.2"73.13 minorth979.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiSat 10:10 PM234 km145 miles126 nmWest W
NeiafuSat 10:10 PM249 km155 miles134 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 10:10 PM258 km160 miles139 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSat 10:10 PM342 km212 miles184 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoFri 10:10 PM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaSat 10:10 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i)Sat 10:10 PM699 km434 miles377 nmNorth N
LabasaSat 9:10 PM984 km611 miles531 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSat 9:10 PM1016 km631 miles549 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 10:10 PM1186 km737 miles641 nmNorth N

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