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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: 100%

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 Monday, July 22, 2013 at 08:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 37' South, Longitude: 137° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.68 meters/second, 1536.1 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.91 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 23' 45.4"954.32 miwest0° 07' 34.5"8.68 minorth954.67 mi
24 hours14° 11' 40.9"940.99 mieast3° 31' 01.1"241.82 minorth979.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSun 11:50 PM784 km487 miles423 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TaiohaeSun 11:20 PM861 km535 miles465 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownMon 12:50 AM1237 km769 miles668 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 10:50 PM1247 km775 miles673 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:50 PM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 10:50 PM2957 km1838 miles1597 nmNorthwest NW
Easter IslandMon 2:50 AM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSun 9:50 PM3401 km2113 miles1837 nmWest W
ApiaMon 9:50 PM3649 km2267 miles1970 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 9:50 PM3700 km2299 miles1998 nmWest W
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