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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: 97%

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 Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 10:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 53' South, Longitude: 176° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.84 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.69 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 22' 44.9"941.13 miwest0° 04' 40.4"5.36 minorth941.37 mi
24 hours14° 42' 48.5"963.01 mieast2° 29' 04.9"170.87 minorth984.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiSun 11:32 PM278 km172 miles150 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuSun 11:32 PM299 km186 miles161 nmEast E
NukualofaSun 11:32 PM300 km187 miles162 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaSun 10:32 PM510 km317 miles276 nmWest W
Mata-UtuSun 10:32 PM622 km387 miles336 nmNorth N
NadiSun 10:32 PM622 km387 miles336 nmWest W
LautokaSun 10:32 PM623 km387 miles336 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 11:32 PM726 km451 miles392 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i)Sun 11:32 PM752 km467 miles406 nmNortheast NE
ApiaSun 11:32 PM776 km482 miles419 nmNortheast NE
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