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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 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 10' South, Longitude: 172° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.75 meters/second, 1539.9 km/hour, 956.9 miles/hour or 831.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.95 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 23' 58.0"956.65 miwest0° 07' 58.1"9.13 minorth957.01 mi
24 hours345° 54' 00.1"936.76 miwest3° 39' 03.3"251.00 minorth977.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaMon 11:16 PM496 km308 miles268 nmWest-southwest WSW
LautokaTue 12:16 AM533 km331 miles288 nmEast-southeast ESE
NadiTue 12:16 AM535 km333 miles289 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleMon 11:16 PM594 km369 miles321 nmWest W
SuvaTue 12:16 AM648 km403 miles350 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaMon 11:16 PM940 km584 miles508 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 12:16 AM1105 km687 miles597 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaTue 1:16 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraMon 11:16 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmWest-northwest WNW
ApiaTue 1:16 AM1692 km1051 miles913 nmEast E

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