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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 4:00:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 17' South, Longitude: 144° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.21 meters/second, 1581.2 km/hour, 982.5 miles/hour or 853.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.37 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.2"982.37 miWest0° 09' 59.5"11.45 miNorth982.72 mi
24 hours12° 08' 31.9"823.69 miEast4° 12' 01.4"288.67 miNorth877.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 6:30 AM643 km399 miles347 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 6:00 AM855 km531 miles462 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 6:00 AM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 6:00 AM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownThu 8:00 AM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiThu 5:00 AM2820 km1752 miles1523 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 5:00 AM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmWest W
ApiaFri 5:00 AM2933 km1822 miles1584 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 5:00 AM3411 km2120 miles1842 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 4:00 AM3717 km2310 miles2007 nmWest-northwest WNW

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