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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: 8%

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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 54' North, Longitude: 118° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.28 meters/second, 1603.0 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.8"995.95 miwest0° 10' 05.0"11.55 minorth995.81 mi
24 hours11° 10' 02.4"765.14 mieast3° 48' 31.9"261.78 minorth804.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto PrincesaTue 9:48 AM204 km126 miles110 nmNorth N
Kota KinabaluTue 9:48 AM350 km218 miles189 nmSouthwest SW
Zamboanga CityTue 9:48 AM400 km248 miles216 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bandar Seri BegawanTue 9:48 AM519 km322 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
Iloilo CityTue 9:48 AM535 km332 miles289 nmNortheast NE
Pekan TutongTue 9:48 AM555 km345 miles299 nmSouthwest SW
BacolodTue 9:48 AM569 km353 miles307 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala BelaitTue 9:48 AM606 km377 miles327 nmSouthwest SW
Marawi CityTue 9:48 AM628 km390 miles339 nmEast E
Cebu CityTue 9:48 AM640 km398 miles345 nmEast-northeast ENE

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