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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 21:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 09' North
Longitude: 177° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.06 meters/second, 1605.8 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.9"997.76 miwest0° 10' 16.0"11.76 minorth997.64 mi
24 hours11° 09' 04.4"765.41 mieast3° 53' 46.9"267.80 minorth807.27 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 9:24 AM777 km483 miles420 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 9:24 AM1236 km768 miles667 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroTue 9:24 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 9:24 AM1772 km1101 miles957 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenTue 9:24 AM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 10:24 AM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandTue 9:24 AM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiTue 11:24 AM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayMon 10:24 AM2331 km1448 miles1259 nmNorth N
ApiaTue 10:24 AM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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