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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: 80%

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 Friday, July 26, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 04' North, Longitude: 173° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.27 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 18.7"1002.68 miwest0° 11' 38.7"13.34 minorth1002.71 mi
24 hours348° 16' 23.0"810.63 miwest4° 29' 45.0"308.92 minorth865.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 3:50 AM81 km50 miles44 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 3:50 AM609 km379 miles329 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenSat 3:50 AM770 km478 miles416 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 3:50 AM1153 km717 miles623 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 3:50 AM1341 km833 miles724 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 2:50 AM1766 km1097 miles953 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSat 2:50 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSat 3:50 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 4:50 AM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaSat 2:50 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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