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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 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 19' South, Longitude: 171° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.41 meters/second, 1538.7 km/hour, 956.1 miles/hour or 830.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.93 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 23' 53.9"955.87 miwest0° 07' 50.7"8.99 minorth956.23 mi
24 hours14° 07' 50.3"938.11 mieast3° 36' 31.7"248.11 minorth978.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoMon 12:10 AM242 km150 miles131 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaTue 12:10 AM277 km172 miles149 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i)Tue 12:10 AM296 km184 miles160 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiMon 12:10 AM345 km214 miles186 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NeiafuTue 12:10 AM371 km230 miles200 nmSouthwest SW
PangaiTue 12:10 AM492 km306 miles266 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuMon 11:10 PM605 km376 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 12:10 AM662 km411 miles357 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 12:10 AM770 km478 miles416 nmNorth N
SuvaMon 11:10 PM1092 km679 miles590 nmWest-southwest WSW

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