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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 = Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 6:58:00 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: 5%

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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 18:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' North, Longitude: 130° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.71 meters/second, 1590.2 km/hour, 988.1 miles/hour or 858.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.47 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.5"987.93 miWest0° 09' 14.3"10.58 miNorth987.74 mi
24 hours11° 15' 21.6"765.15 miEast3° 25' 07.2"235.00 miNorth795.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Los Angeles *Tue 11:58 AM2881 km1790 miles1555 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloTue 11:58 AM2890 km1796 miles1561 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiWed 8:58 AM3105 km1930 miles1677 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Francisco *Tue 11:58 AM3113 km1935 miles1681 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluTue 8:58 AM3133 km1947 miles1692 nmWest-northwest WNW
PhoenixTue 11:58 AM3156 km1961 miles1704 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Tue 11:58 AM3224 km2003 miles1741 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Tue 1:58 PM3518 km2186 miles1900 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteTue 8:58 AM3749 km2330 miles2024 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salt Lake City *Tue 12:58 PM3810 km2367 miles2057 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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