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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: 73%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:25 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 6:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 26' South, Longitude: 175° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.60 meters/second, 1571.8 km/hour, 976.7 miles/hour or 848.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.28 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 27' 23.5"976.52 miwest0° 09' 52.3"11.31 minorth976.89 mi
24 hours12° 40' 03.4"855.70 mieast4° 11' 22.8"287.96 minorth908.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuThu 4:00 AM110 km68 miles59 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Thu 5:00 AM399 km248 miles215 nmEast-southeast ESE
ApiaThu 5:00 AM448 km279 miles242 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pago PagoWed 5:00 AM573 km356 miles310 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoThu 5:00 AM591 km367 miles319 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiThu 4:00 AM710 km441 miles383 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuThu 5:00 AM710 km441 miles383 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PangaiThu 5:00 AM827 km514 miles447 nmSouth S
SuvaThu 4:00 AM895 km556 miles483 nmSouthwest SW
LautokaThu 4:00 AM935 km581 miles505 nmSouthwest SW

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