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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 = Monday, May 6, 2013 at 6:48:00 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: 10%

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 Monday, May 6, 2013 at 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 42' North, Longitude: 139° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.48 meters/second, 1607.3 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.64 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.2"998.65 miWest0° 10' 22.0"11.88 miNorth998.54 mi
24 hours11° 08' 35.6"765.53 miEast3° 56' 45.3"271.18 miNorth808.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 8:48 AM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 8:48 AM2563 km1593 miles1384 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteMon 8:48 AM2905 km1805 miles1569 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownMon 10:48 AM3656 km2272 miles1974 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Los Angeles *Mon 11:48 AM3727 km2316 miles2013 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaMon 8:48 AM3810 km2367 miles2057 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Mon 11:48 AM3845 km2389 miles2076 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 11:48 AM3878 km2410 miles2094 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoTue 7:48 AM3952 km2456 miles2134 nmWest-southwest WSW
PhoenixMon 11:48 AM4086 km2539 miles2206 nmNortheast NE

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