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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: 0%
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 23:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 17' North
Longitude: 173° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.84 meters/second, 1543.8 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.99 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.7"959.10 miwest0° 05' 31.7"6.34 minorth958.88 mi
24 hours11° 35' 54.2"766.22 mieast1° 48' 49.6"124.75 minorth772.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayThu 12:28 PM1271 km790 miles686 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluThu 1:28 PM1712 km1064 miles924 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandThu 11:28 AM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 11:28 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandFri 11:28 AM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmWest W
TarawaFri 11:28 AM2288 km1421 miles1235 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 1:28 PM2464 km1531 miles1331 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 11:28 AM2907 km1806 miles1570 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 12:28 PM2959 km1838 miles1598 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 11:28 AM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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