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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 12:58:00 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 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 51' North, Longitude: 153° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.28 meters/second, 1563.4 km/hour, 971.5 miles/hour or 844.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.19 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miNorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.9"971.24 miWest0° 07' 18.2"8.37 miNorth971.01 mi
24 hours11° 27' 38.3"766.35 miEast2° 34' 00.5"176.50 miNorth781.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanThu 10:58 AM828 km514 miles447 nmWest W
HagåtñaThu 10:58 AM950 km590 miles513 nmWest W
PalikirThu 11:58 AM1018 km632 miles550 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandThu 12:58 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroThu 12:58 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokThu 9:58 AM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenThu 12:58 PM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraThu 9:58 AM2381 km1479 miles1286 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 12:58 PM2614 km1624 miles1411 nmEast-southeast ESE
TokyoThu 9:58 AM2685 km1668 miles1450 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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