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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 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 25' North, Longitude: 158° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.58 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.5 miles/hour or 856.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.8"985.38 miwest0° 08' 57.7"10.27 minorth985.17 mi
24 hours11° 17' 12.1"765.32 mieast3° 17' 41.1"226.49 minorth793.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaWed 10:48 AM497 km309 miles268 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 10:48 AM503 km312 miles271 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 11:48 AM1209 km751 miles653 nmNortheast NE
MajuroWed 11:48 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaWed 9:48 AM1547 km961 miles835 nmWest W
YarenWed 11:48 AM1596 km992 miles862 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaWed 11:48 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraWed 10:48 AM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmSouth S
JayapuraWed 8:48 AM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyWed 9:48 AM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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