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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 21:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 05' North, Longitude: 169° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.09 meters/second, 1587.9 km/hour, 986.7 miles/hour or 857.4 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' 59.5"986.60 miwest0° 09' 05.3"10.41 minorth986.40 mi
24 hours11° 16' 21.9"765.29 mieast3° 21' 02.9"230.36 minorth794.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 9:38 AM1420 km882 miles767 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 11:38 AM1695 km1053 miles915 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiWed 11:38 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayTue 10:38 AM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroWed 9:38 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmWest W
TarawaWed 9:38 AM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 10:38 AM2268 km1410 miles1225 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 9:38 AM2492 km1549 miles1346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 9:38 AM2696 km1676 miles1456 nmWest-northwest WNW
ApiaWed 10:38 AM2766 km1718 miles1493 nmSouth S
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