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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 21:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 06' North, Longitude: 172° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.11 meters/second, 1606.0 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.0"997.81 miwest0° 10' 16.8"11.77 minorth997.70 mi
24 hours11° 09' 00.6"765.37 mieast3° 54' 10.1"268.22 minorth807.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandMon 9:04 AM877 km545 miles473 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaTue 9:04 AM1717 km1067 miles927 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroTue 9:04 AM1790 km1112 miles966 nmWest W
KiritimatiTue 11:04 AM1790 km1112 miles966 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoTue 10:04 AM1827 km1135 miles987 nmSouth S
FunafutiTue 9:04 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 11:04 AM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmNortheast NE
ApiaTue 10:04 AM2317 km1439 miles1251 nmSouth S
MidwayMon 10:04 AM2391 km1485 miles1291 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenTue 9:04 AM2426 km1508 miles1310 nmWest-southwest WSW

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