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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 12:28:00 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 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 47' North, Longitude: 160° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.41 meters/second, 1563.9 km/hour, 971.7 miles/hour or 844.4 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' 33.5"971.53 miWest0° 07' 20.4"8.41 miNorth971.29 mi
24 hours11° 27' 25.9"766.33 miEast2° 34' 57.1"177.58 miNorth781.94 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 12:28 PM805 km500 miles435 nmNortheast NE
PalikirThu 11:28 AM913 km568 miles493 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 12:28 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaThu 10:28 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmWest W
YarenThu 12:28 PM1829 km1137 miles988 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 12:28 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraThu 11:28 AM2680 km1665 miles1447 nmSouth S
MidwayWed 1:28 PM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmNortheast NE
MelekeokThu 9:28 AM2957 km1838 miles1597 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 12:28 PM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmEast-southeast ESE

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