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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: 5%

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 19:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' North, Longitude: 143° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.52 meters/second, 1589.5 km/hour, 987.6 miles/hour or 858.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.46 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.0"987.56 miwest0° 09' 11.4"10.53 minorth987.36 mi
24 hours11° 15' 40.5"765.23 mieast3° 23' 50.4"233.55 minorth795.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 9:48 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 9:48 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 9:48 AM3216 km1998 miles1736 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Tue 12:48 PM3604 km2239 miles1946 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Tue 12:48 PM3627 km2254 miles1958 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoWed 8:48 AM3837 km2384 miles2072 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 7:48 AM3881 km2412 miles2096 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloTue 12:48 PM3898 km2422 miles2105 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Tue 12:48 PM3968 km2466 miles2143 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaTue 9:48 AM3989 km2479 miles2154 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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