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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 = Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 12:18:00 AM.

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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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 00:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 46' North, Longitude: 163° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.45 meters/second, 1564.0 km/hour, 971.8 miles/hour or 844.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.20 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miNorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.6"971.62 miWest0° 07' 21.1"8.43 miNorth971.39 mi
24 hours11° 27' 21.8"766.33 miEast2° 35' 16.1"177.94 miNorth782.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 12:18 PM625 km388 miles337 nmNortheast NE
PalikirThu 11:18 AM1023 km636 miles553 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 12:18 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 12:18 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 12:18 PM1833 km1139 miles990 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaThu 10:18 AM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmWest W
MidwayWed 1:18 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraThu 11:18 AM2699 km1677 miles1457 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 12:18 PM2764 km1717 miles1492 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiThu 12:18 PM3128 km1943 miles1689 nmSoutheast SE

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