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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 phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 33' North, Longitude: 143° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.19 meters/second, 1541.5 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.96 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.0"957.56 miwest0° 05' 16.6"6.05 minorth957.35 mi
24 hours11° 36' 46.3"765.99 mieast1° 42' 30.9"117.51 minorth771.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanFri 12:28 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 12:28 PM484 km301 miles261 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokFri 11:28 AM1444 km898 miles780 nmSouthwest SW
HamamatsuFri 11:28 AM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaFri 11:28 AM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaFri 11:28 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNorth N
PalikirFri 1:28 PM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoFri 11:28 AM2038 km1266 miles1101 nmNorth N
OsakaFri 11:28 AM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaFri 11:28 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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