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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 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 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 25' North, Longitude: 165° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.05 meters/second, 1566.2 km/hour, 973.2 miles/hour or 845.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.22 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.7"972.99 miwest0° 07' 29.5"8.59 minorth972.75 mi
24 hours11° 28' 16.3"768.58 mieast2° 38' 09.6"181.25 minorth784.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 6:44 AM545 km338 miles294 nmNorth N
MajuroTue 6:44 AM990 km615 miles535 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirTue 5:44 AM1185 km736 miles640 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaTue 6:44 AM1636 km1016 miles883 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenTue 6:44 AM1657 km1030 miles895 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 4:44 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmWest W
MidwayMon 7:44 AM2307 km1433 miles1245 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandMon 6:44 AM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraTue 5:44 AM2718 km1689 miles1467 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 6:44 AM2931 km1821 miles1583 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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