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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 5:14:00 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: 47%

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 17:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 05' South, Longitude: 162° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.57 meters/second, 1582.4 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.39 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 28' 59.4"983.16 miWest0° 10' 03.3"11.52 miNorth983.51 mi
24 hours12° 06' 42.9"822.22 miEast4° 13' 11.6"290.01 miNorth876.73 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 AM932 km579 miles503 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 6:14 AM948 km589 miles512 nmWest W
ApiaFri 6:14 AM1026 km638 miles554 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 7:14 AM1167 km725 miles630 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiThu 6:14 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 7:14 AM1552 km965 miles838 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 7:14 AM1591 km988 miles859 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 6:14 AM1733 km1077 miles936 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 5:14 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 5:14 AM1998 km1241 miles1079 nmWest W

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