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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 22:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 17' North, Longitude: 170° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.78 meters/second, 1586.8 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 31' 58.5"985.83 miwest0° 09' 00.6"10.32 minorth985.62 mi
24 hours348° 43' 07.3"765.29 miwest3° 18' 59.2"227.98 minorth793.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 10:58 AM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 10:58 AM997 km620 miles538 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaWed 10:58 AM1115 km693 miles602 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 10:58 AM1381 km858 miles746 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirWed 9:58 AM1484 km922 miles802 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 10:58 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayTue 11:58 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiWed 10:58 AM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraWed 9:58 AM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaWed 8:58 AM2857 km1775 miles1542 nmWest W

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