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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 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 23:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' North, Longitude: 161° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.28 meters/second, 1527.4 km/hour, 949.1 miles/hour or 824.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.82 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.7"948.80 miwest0° 03' 25.2"3.92 minorth948.65 mi
24 hours11° 40' 40.6"763.46 mieast0° 56' 32.9"64.83 minorth764.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 1:28 PM473 km294 miles255 nmEast-northeast ENE
WailukuFri 1:28 PM582 km361 miles314 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayFri 12:28 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSat 1:28 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandFri 11:28 AM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSat 11:28 AM3213 km1996 miles1735 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 12:28 PM3316 km2061 miles1791 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSat 11:28 AM3322 km2064 miles1794 nmWest W
TarawaSat 11:28 AM3379 km2100 miles1825 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 11:28 AM3701 km2300 miles1999 nmSouthwest SW

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