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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 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 01:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 41' North, Longitude: 132° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.14 meters/second, 1584.5 km/hour, 984.6 miles/hour or 855.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.41 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 31' 56.3"984.40 miwest0° 08' 51.4"10.15 minorth984.19 mi
24 hours11° 17' 54.9"765.39 mieast3° 14' 48.8"223.21 minorth792.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokWed 10:38 AM520 km323 miles281 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavaoWed 9:38 AM908 km564 miles490 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cebu CityWed 9:38 AM948 km589 miles512 nmWest W
General SantosWed 9:38 AM1010 km628 miles545 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonWed 9:38 AM1280 km795 miles691 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManilaWed 9:38 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaWed 11:38 AM1351 km839 miles729 nmEast E
ManokwariWed 10:38 AM1399 km870 miles756 nmSouth S
ManadoWed 9:38 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmSouthwest SW
GorontaloWed 9:38 AM1612 km1002 miles870 nmSouthwest SW
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