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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: 71%

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 Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 36' North, Longitude: 177° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.97 meters/second, 1605.5 km/hour, 997.6 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.0"997.58 miwest0° 10' 42.3"12.26 minorth997.48 mi
24 hours11° 31' 07.9"791.57 mieast4° 02' 11.1"277.42 minorth835.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandSat 4:00 AM715 km444 miles386 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 4:00 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSun 4:00 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 4:00 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 5:00 AM1892 km1175 miles1021 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 4:00 AM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandSun 4:00 AM2228 km1385 miles1203 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSun 6:00 AM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmEast-southeast ESE
ApiaSun 5:00 AM2342 km1455 miles1265 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySat 5:00 AM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmNorth N
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