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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: 47%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 17:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 05' South, Longitude: 163° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.57 meters/second, 1582.5 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.39 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 28' 59.5"983.17 miwest0° 10' 03.3"11.52 minorth983.52 mi
24 hours12° 06' 41.2"822.19 mieast4° 13' 12.6"290.03 minorth876.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoThu 6:14 AM905 km563 miles489 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 6:14 AM919 km571 miles496 nmWest W
ApiaFri 6:14 AM999 km620 miles539 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 6:14 AM1152 km716 miles622 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 7:14 AM1176 km731 miles635 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiFri 7:14 AM1564 km972 miles844 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 7:14 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 6:14 AM1712 km1064 miles924 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 5:14 AM1942 km1207 miles1048 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 5:14 AM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmWest W

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