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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 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 43' North, Longitude: 129° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.10 meters/second, 1584.4 km/hour, 984.5 miles/hour or 855.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.41 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 31' 56.0"984.30 miwest0° 08' 50.7"10.13 minorth984.09 mi
24 hours11° 17' 59.4"765.40 mieast3° 14' 31.1"222.87 minorth792.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cebu CityWed 9:48 AM660 km410 miles356 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cagayan de OroWed 9:48 AM664 km413 miles359 nmWest-southwest WSW
DavaoWed 9:48 AM686 km426 miles371 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokWed 10:48 AM708 km440 miles382 nmSoutheast SE
BacolodWed 9:48 AM751 km467 miles406 nmWest W
General SantosWed 9:48 AM799 km496 miles431 nmSouthwest SW
MakatiWed 9:48 AM998 km620 miles539 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuezonWed 9:48 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManilaWed 9:48 AM1003 km623 miles541 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoWed 9:48 AM1254 km780 miles677 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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