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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: 98%

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 12:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 44' South, Longitude: 154° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.27 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.3 miles/hour or 818.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.71 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 22' 48.5"942.16 miwest0° 04' 57.4"5.68 minorth942.41 mi
24 hours14° 40' 32.2"961.50 mieast2° 35' 18.1"178.02 minorth984.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 10:32 PM912 km566 miles492 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSun 10:32 PM975 km606 miles527 nmSouth S
HoniaraSun 11:32 PM1203 km748 miles650 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbySun 10:32 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSun 11:32 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSun 11:32 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmEast E
SydneySun 10:32 PM1703 km1058 miles919 nmSouth S
CanberraSun 10:32 PM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsSun 10:02 PM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelbourneSun 10:32 PM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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