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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:35 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:25 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 05:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 19' North, Longitude: 171° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.20 meters/second, 1606.3 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 47.5"998.07 miwest0° 10' 03.8"11.53 misouth998.33 mi
24 hours10° 57' 05.7"751.43 mieast4° 12' 00.3"288.62 misouth807.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandFri 5:34 PM959 km596 miles518 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 7:34 PM1688 km1049 miles912 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaSat 5:34 PM1834 km1140 miles990 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 6:34 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 5:34 PM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 5:34 PM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 7:34 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmNortheast NE
ApiaSat 6:34 PM2340 km1454 miles1263 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 6:34 PM2392 km1487 miles1292 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenSat 5:34 PM2544 km1581 miles1374 nmWest-southwest WSW
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