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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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 00:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 29' North, Longitude: 151° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.46 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 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 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.3"985.11 miwest0° 08' 55.9"10.23 minorth984.91 mi
24 hours11° 17' 23.7"765.34 mieast3° 16' 53.8"225.59 minorth793.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanWed 10:18 AM751 km467 miles406 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaWed 10:18 AM772 km480 miles417 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirWed 11:18 AM885 km550 miles478 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandWed 12:18 PM1833 km1139 miles990 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokWed 9:18 AM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraWed 9:18 AM1962 km1219 miles1060 nmSouthwest SW
YarenWed 12:18 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroWed 12:18 PM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmEast E
Port MoresbyWed 10:18 AM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariWed 9:18 AM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmSouthwest SW

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