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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 10:58:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 22:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 36' North, Longitude: 177° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.79 meters/second, 1565.2 km/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.21 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miNorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 35.1"972.38 miWest0° 07' 26.9"8.54 miNorth972.15 mi
24 hours11° 26' 48.4"766.29 miEast2° 37' 46.2"180.81 miNorth782.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroThu 10:58 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayWed 11:58 AM1507 km936 miles814 nmNorth N
Baker IslandWed 10:58 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmSouth S
Wake IslandThu 10:58 AM1764 km1096 miles953 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaThu 10:58 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 12:58 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenThu 10:58 AM2397 km1490 miles1294 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 10:58 AM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmSouth S
KiritimatiThu 12:58 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoThu 11:58 AM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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