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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: 50%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:16 PM
This phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:44 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 29, 2013 at 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' North, Longitude: 179° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.30 meters/second, 1567.1 km/hour, 973.7 miles/hour or 846.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.23 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.9"973.60 miwest0° 07' 34.0"8.67 minorth973.37 mi
24 hours11° 28' 08.3"768.91 mieast2° 40' 04.1"183.45 minorth785.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroTue 5:44 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayMon 6:44 AM1559 km968 miles842 nmNorth N
Wake IslandTue 5:44 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandMon 5:44 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 5:44 AM1641 km1020 miles886 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenTue 5:44 AM2214 km1376 miles1196 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluMon 7:44 AM2427 km1508 miles1311 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiTue 5:44 AM2525 km1569 miles1364 nmSouth S
PalikirTue 4:44 AM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 6:44 AM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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