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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 12:48:00 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 is probably impossible 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 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 50' North, Longitude: 155° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.32 meters/second, 1563.6 km/hour, 971.6 miles/hour or 844.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.19 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miNorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.2"971.34 miWest0° 07' 18.9"8.38 miNorth971.10 mi
24 hours11° 27' 34.2"766.34 miEast2° 34' 19.5"176.86 miNorth781.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirThu 11:48 AM910 km566 miles492 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaThu 10:48 AM1208 km751 miles652 nmWest W
Wake IslandThu 12:48 PM1249 km776 miles675 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroThu 12:48 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenThu 12:48 PM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaThu 12:48 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokThu 9:48 AM2455 km1525 miles1326 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraThu 9:48 AM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraThu 11:48 AM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmSouth S
TokyoThu 9:48 AM2818 km1751 miles1521 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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