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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 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 18' North, Longitude: 156° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.23 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 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' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 21.2"1002.58 miwest0° 11' 36.7"13.30 minorth1002.60 mi
24 hours11° 42' 47.8"809.57 mieast4° 28' 39.7"307.68 minorth864.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirSat 4:00 AM547 km340 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoloniaSat 4:00 AM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukaSat 3:00 AM876 km544 miles473 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArawaSat 3:00 AM947 km589 miles511 nmSouth S
YarenSat 5:00 AM1211 km752 miles654 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 4:00 AM1355 km842 miles732 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbySat 3:00 AM1653 km1027 miles893 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSat 5:00 AM1726 km1073 miles932 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaSat 3:00 AM1782 km1107 miles962 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraSat 2:00 AM1827 km1135 miles987 nmWest-southwest WSW

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