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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 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 34' North, Longitude: 147° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.64 meters/second, 1604.3 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.4"996.83 miwest0° 10' 10.1"11.65 minorth996.70 mi
24 hours11° 09' 34.7"765.28 mieast3° 50' 57.4"264.57 minorth805.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaTue 9:48 AM727 km452 miles393 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaipanTue 9:48 AM870 km541 miles470 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirTue 10:48 AM1162 km722 miles627 nmEast E
JayapuraTue 8:48 AM1359 km844 miles734 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokTue 8:48 AM1440 km894 miles777 nmWest W
ManokwariTue 8:48 AM1775 km1103 miles959 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyTue 9:48 AM1883 km1170 miles1016 nmSouth S
YarenTue 11:48 AM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 10:48 AM2321 km1443 miles1253 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandTue 11:48 AM2426 km1508 miles1310 nmNortheast NE
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