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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
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 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 26' North
Longitude: 157° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.13 meters/second, 1566.5 km/hour, 973.4 miles/hour or 845.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.22 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.6"973.22 miwest0° 07' 32.7"8.65 minorth972.98 mi
24 hours11° 26' 14.7"766.30 mieast2° 40' 16.9"183.69 minorth783.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloWed 11:36 AM657 km408 miles355 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluWed 11:36 AM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth N
KiritimatiThu 11:36 AM1392 km865 miles751 nmSouth S
MidwayWed 10:36 AM2523 km1567 miles1362 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandWed 9:36 AM2579 km1603 miles1393 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 10:36 AM3014 km1873 miles1628 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 9:36 AM3467 km2154 miles1872 nmWest W
ApiaThu 10:36 AM3479 km2161 miles1878 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 9:36 AM3507 km2179 miles1894 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 9:36 AM3579 km2224 miles1933 nmSouthwest SW
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