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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: 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 22:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 25' North, Longitude: 160° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.79 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.5"997.09 miwest0° 10' 12.1"11.69 minorth996.97 mi
24 hours11° 09' 23.6"765.27 mieast3° 51' 58.3"265.71 minorth806.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaTue 9:58 AM209 km130 miles113 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirTue 9:58 AM216 km134 miles116 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenTue 10:58 AM1164 km723 miles628 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroTue 10:58 AM1231 km765 miles665 nmEast E
Wake IslandTue 10:58 AM1494 km928 miles807 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaTue 10:58 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaTue 8:58 AM1803 km1120 miles974 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraTue 9:58 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyTue 8:58 AM2349 km1459 miles1268 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraTue 7:58 AM2415 km1500 miles1304 nmWest-southwest WSW

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