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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: 4%

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 21:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 02' North, Longitude: 163° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.19 meters/second, 1588.3 km/hour, 986.9 miles/hour or 857.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 31' 59.9"986.81 miwest0° 09' 06.5"10.44 minorth986.61 mi
24 hours11° 16' 12.7"765.28 mieast3° 21' 39.6"231.06 minorth794.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 11:14 AM1244 km773 miles672 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluTue 11:14 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandTue 9:14 AM1838 km1142 miles993 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 10:14 AM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoWed 10:14 AM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 9:14 AM2768 km1720 miles1495 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 9:14 AM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 9:14 AM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaWed 10:14 AM2884 km1792 miles1557 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 9:14 AM3292 km2046 miles1778 nmWest-northwest WNW
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