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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: 88%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 40' South, Longitude: 159° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.51 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.68 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.9"1000.98 miwest0° 12' 01.3"13.77 minorth1001.15 mi
24 hours12° 05' 30.5"835.50 mieast4° 45' 25.4"326.85 minorth897.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaFri 2:00 AM556 km345 miles300 nmSouthwest SW
BukaFri 2:00 AM579 km359 miles312 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoFri 3:00 AM652 km405 miles352 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraFri 3:00 AM755 km469 miles408 nmSouth S
YarenFri 4:00 AM902 km561 miles487 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 3:00 AM1064 km661 miles574 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyFri 2:00 AM1516 km942 miles819 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 4:00 AM1612 km1002 miles871 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 4:00 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 3:00 AM1948 km1211 miles1052 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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