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

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 11:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' South, Longitude: 166° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.09 meters/second, 1515.9 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.70 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 22' 46.9"941.69 miwest0° 04' 50.5"5.55 minorth941.93 mi
24 hours345° 18' 30.5"962.10 miwest2° 32' 44.8"175.08 minorth984.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSun 10:42 PM257 km160 miles139 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleSun 10:42 PM379 km236 miles205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaSun 10:42 PM386 km240 miles208 nmSouth S
HoniaraSun 10:42 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaSun 11:42 PM1298 km807 miles701 nmEast E
BrisbaneSun 9:42 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 11:42 PM1812 km1126 miles979 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaMon 12:42 AM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmEast E
YarenSun 11:42 PM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmNorth N
CairnsSun 9:42 PM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmWest W

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