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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 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 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: 142° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.52 meters/second, 1589.5 km/hour, 987.7 miles/hour or 858.3 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"987.50 miwest0° 09' 11.4"10.53 minorth987.30 mi
24 hours11° 15' 40.0"765.18 mieast3° 23' 52.1"233.57 minorth795.46 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 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 9:48 AM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 9:48 AM3222 km2002 miles1740 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Tue 12:48 PM3585 km2227 miles1936 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Tue 12:48 PM3612 km2244 miles1950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoWed 8:48 AM3861 km2399 miles2085 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloTue 12:48 PM3874 km2407 miles2092 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandTue 7:48 AM3910 km2429 miles2111 nmWest-southwest WSW
Las Vegas *Tue 12:48 PM3949 km2454 miles2132 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaTue 9:48 AM4002 km2487 miles2161 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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