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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 22:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 13' North, Longitude: 178° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.90 meters/second, 1587.2 km/hour, 986.3 miles/hour or 857.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 58.8"986.09 miwest0° 09' 02.4"10.36 minorth985.89 mi
24 hours348° 43' 18.9"765.27 miwest3° 19' 45.6"228.87 minorth794.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 10:28 AM891 km554 miles481 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaWed 10:28 AM1227 km762 miles662 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 10:28 AM1353 km841 miles731 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandWed 10:28 AM1528 km950 miles825 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 10:28 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 11:28 AM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiWed 10:28 AM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 9:28 AM2253 km1400 miles1216 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 11:28 AM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluTue 12:28 PM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmEast-northeast ENE

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