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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: 95%
Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:16 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 25' South
Longitude: 146° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.48 meters/second, 1596.5 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 27' 41.6"992.01 miwest0° 11' 41.5"13.39 minorth992.32 mi
24 hours12° 37' 20.3"865.86 mieast4° 46' 00.2"327.56 minorth929.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeThu 2:00 AM116 km72 miles62 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyThu 2:00 AM250 km155 miles135 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mount HagenThu 2:00 AM278 km173 miles150 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraThu 1:00 AM814 km506 miles439 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsThu 2:00 AM1052 km654 miles568 nmSouth S
ManokwariThu 1:00 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraThu 3:00 AM1531 km951 miles827 nmEast E
DarwinThu 1:30 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirThu 3:00 AM2069 km1285 miles1117 nmNortheast NE
MelekeokThu 1:00 AM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmNorthwest NW
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