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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: 10%

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 Monday, May 6, 2013 at 17:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 34' North, Longitude: 127° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.61 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.2"999.01 miwest0° 10' 24.0"11.91 minorth998.90 mi
24 hours11° 08' 27.5"765.65 mieast3° 57' 39.3"272.23 minorth809.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloMon 10:58 AM3039 km1888 miles1641 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Mon 10:58 AM3190 km1982 miles1723 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiTue 7:58 AM3348 km2080 miles1808 nmWest W
PhoenixMon 10:58 AM3378 km2099 miles1824 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 12:58 PM3386 km2104 miles1828 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Francisco *Mon 10:58 AM3494 km2171 miles1887 nmNorth N
Las Vegas *Mon 10:58 AM3510 km2181 miles1895 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownMon 9:58 AM3510 km2181 miles1895 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 7:58 AM3602 km2238 miles1945 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluMon 7:58 AM3649 km2267 miles1970 nmWest-northwest WNW

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