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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 9:48:00 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: 9%

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 21:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' North, Longitude: 177° 01' East

The ground speed is currently 445.99 meters/second, 1605.6 kilometres/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 866.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 11.7"997.54 miWest0° 10' 15.0"11.74 miNorth997.42 mi
24 hours348° 50' 50.9"765.33 miWest3° 53' 20.3"267.27 miNorth807.00 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroTue 9:48 AM622 km387 miles336 nmWest W
TarawaTue 9:48 AM781 km485 miles422 nmSouthwest SW
TabiteueaTue 9:48 AM964 km599 miles521 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Howland IslandMon 9:48 AM1002 km622 miles541 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandMon 9:48 AM1061 km659 miles573 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 9:48 AM1412 km877 miles762 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 9:48 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiTue 9:48 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmSouth S
PalikirTue 8:48 AM2083 km1294 miles1124 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 10:48 AM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmSoutheast SE

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