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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 4:36 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:27 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° 17' 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 47.5"998.00 miwest0° 10' 03.8"11.52 misouth998.25 mi
24 hours10° 57' 05.2"751.36 mieast4° 11' 59.3"288.59 misouth807.54 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 PM977 km607 miles528 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 7:34 PM1660 km1032 miles897 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoSat 6:34 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 5:34 PM1863 km1157 miles1006 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 5:34 PM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 5:34 PM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 7:34 PM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmNortheast NE
ApiaSat 6:34 PM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 6:34 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenSat 5:34 PM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmWest-southwest WSW

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