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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: 36%

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 Friday, May 3, 2013 at 18:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 32' South, Longitude: 176° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.77 meters/second, 1604.8 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 32.2"997.07 miwest0° 11' 01.1"12.62 minorth997.33 mi
24 hours11° 34' 49.4"795.83 mieast4° 28' 48.0"307.83 minorth855.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 6:58 AM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 7:58 AM617 km383 miles333 nmEast-southeast ESE
RawakiSat 7:58 AM670 km416 miles362 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandFri 6:58 AM746 km464 miles403 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i)Sat 7:58 AM900 km559 miles486 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ApiaSat 7:58 AM933 km580 miles504 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaSat 6:58 AM1416 km880 miles764 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSat 6:58 AM1501 km933 miles810 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 7:58 AM1536 km954 miles829 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSat 7:58 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmSouth S

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