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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 4:14:00 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 16:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 15' South, Longitude: 148° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.28 meters/second, 1581.4 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.38 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 28' 55.3"982.52 miWest0° 10' 00.2"11.46 miNorth982.87 mi
24 hours12° 08' 11.2"823.41 miEast4° 12' 14.9"288.93 miNorth877.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 6:14 AM709 km441 miles383 nmSouth S
TaiohaeThu 6:44 AM993 km617 miles536 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaThu 6:14 AM1652 km1026 miles892 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 6:14 AM1763 km1096 miles952 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownThu 8:14 AM2451 km1523 miles1324 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiThu 5:14 AM2479 km1540 miles1338 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 5:14 AM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmWest W
ApiaFri 5:14 AM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 5:14 AM3074 km1910 miles1660 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 4:14 AM3367 km2092 miles1818 nmWest-northwest WNW

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