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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 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 35' North
Longitude: 141° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.30 meters/second, 1585.1 km/hour, 984.9 miles/hour or 855.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.42 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 31' 56.7"984.82 miwest0° 08' 53.6"10.19 minorth984.61 mi
24 hours11° 17' 39.4"765.42 mieast3° 15' 50.6"224.40 minorth792.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaWed 10:58 AM376 km234 miles203 nmNortheast NE
SaipanWed 10:58 AM580 km360 miles313 nmNortheast NE
MelekeokWed 9:58 AM915 km569 miles494 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraWed 9:58 AM1568 km974 miles846 nmSouth S
ManokwariWed 9:58 AM1626 km1010 miles878 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoWed 8:58 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirWed 11:58 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmEast-southeast ESE
General SantosWed 8:58 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoWed 8:58 AM2188 km1359 miles1181 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaWed 8:58 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmWest W
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