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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 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 53' North, Longitude: 154° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.32 meters/second, 1606.7 km/hour, 998.4 miles/hour or 867.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.1"998.28 miwest0° 10' 19.7"11.83 minorth998.16 mi
24 hours11° 08' 46.5"765.46 mieast3° 55' 35.8"269.85 minorth808.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 9:50 AM643 km400 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 9:50 AM1639 km1019 miles885 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandMon 7:50 AM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 8:50 AM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 9:50 AM2752 km1710 miles1486 nmSouth S
ApiaTue 8:50 AM2989 km1857 miles1614 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaMon 9:50 AM3165 km1967 miles1709 nmSouth S
AlofiMon 8:50 AM3335 km2073 miles1801 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayMon 8:50 AM3380 km2100 miles1825 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiTue 7:50 AM3387 km2105 miles1829 nmWest-southwest WSW

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