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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 = Friday, May 3, 2013 at 6:58:00 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: 36%

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 Friday, May 3, 2013 at 18:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 33' South, Longitude: 175° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.77 meters/second, 1604.8 km/hour, 997.1 miles/hour or 866.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.62 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 32.0"997.06 miWest0° 11' 01.1"12.62 miNorth997.32 mi
24 hours11° 34' 50.6"795.85 miEast4° 28' 47.7"307.82 miNorth855.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AtafuSat 7:58 AM423 km263 miles229 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoSat 7:58 AM594 km369 miles321 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSat 6:58 AM595 km370 miles321 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kanton IslandSat 7:58 AM615 km382 miles332 nmNortheast NE
RawakiSat 7:58 AM643 km400 miles347 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mata-UtuSat 6:58 AM748 km465 miles404 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 6:58 AM749 km465 miles404 nmNorth N
Howland IslandFri 6:58 AM818 km508 miles442 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i)Sat 7:58 AM887 km551 miles479 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ApiaSat 7:58 AM918 km571 miles496 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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