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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 5:34:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 is currently 446.20 meters/second, 1606.3 kilometres/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Howland IslandFri 5:34 PM933 km580 miles504 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 5:34 PM977 km607 miles528 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 7:34 PM1660 km1032 miles897 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoSat 6:34 PM1845 km1147 miles996 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 5:34 PM1863 km1157 miles1006 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 5:34 PM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 5:34 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 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

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