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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 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 47' South, Longitude: 130° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.67 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.98 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 24' 09.0"958.72 miwest0° 08' 17.3"9.50 minorth959.09 mi
24 hours14° 01' 04.6"933.13 mieast3° 45' 30.3"258.38 minorth975.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KatherineTue 12:40 AM205 km127 miles111 nmNortheast NE
DarwinTue 12:40 AM368 km228 miles198 nmNorth N
Tennant CreekTue 12:40 AM551 km342 miles297 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsTue 12:40 AM929 km577 miles502 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SameTue 12:10 AM944 km586 miles510 nmNorthwest NW
SuaiTue 12:10 AM944 km586 miles510 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauTue 12:10 AM945 km587 miles510 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliTue 12:10 AM988 km614 miles534 nmNorthwest NW
KupangMon 11:10 PM1010 km628 miles545 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsTue 1:10 AM1592 km989 miles859 nmEast E

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