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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 08' North, Longitude: 120° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.70 meters/second, 1561.3 km/hour, 970.2 miles/hour or 843.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.17 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.6"969.95 miwest0° 07' 08.1"8.18 minorth969.71 mi
24 hours11° 28' 34.5"766.40 mieast2° 29' 39.3"171.51 minorth780.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OlongapoThu 11:14 AM32 km20 miles18 nmSouth S
AngelesThu 11:14 AM37 km23 miles20 nmEast E
MabalacatThu 11:14 AM37 km23 miles20 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tarlac CityThu 11:14 AM55 km34 miles29 nmNortheast NE
ManilaThu 11:14 AM99 km62 miles54 nmSoutheast SE
QuezonThu 11:14 AM99 km62 miles54 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakatiThu 11:14 AM105 km65 miles57 nmSoutheast SE
SilangThu 11:14 AM128 km79 miles69 nmSoutheast SE
Baguio CityThu 11:14 AM148 km92 miles80 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Batangas CityThu 11:14 AM175 km109 miles95 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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