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

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 23:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 40' North, Longitude: 175° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.66 meters/second, 1564.8 km/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 34.6"972.10 miwest0° 07' 24.7"8.49 minorth971.86 mi
24 hours348° 32' 58.9"766.30 miwest2° 36' 50.1"179.73 minorth782.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroThu 11:28 AM941 km584 miles508 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 11:28 AM1047 km650 miles565 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaThu 11:28 AM1486 km923 miles802 nmSouth S
MidwayWed 12:28 PM1684 km1046 miles909 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandWed 11:28 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 11:28 AM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirThu 10:28 AM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 11:28 AM2601 km1616 miles1405 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 1:28 PM2940 km1827 miles1587 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoThu 12:28 PM3049 km1895 miles1646 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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