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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 = Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 3:00:00 PM.

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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: 63%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:27 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 26' South, Longitude: 148° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.17 meters/second, 1595.4 km/hour, 991.3 miles/hour or 861.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.52 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miNorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 13.1"991.24 miWest0° 10' 57.8"12.56 miNorth991.55 mi
24 hours12° 00' 36.7"821.79 miEast4° 29' 36.8"308.78 miNorth881.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 5:30 AM963 km598 miles520 nmEast E
PapeeteThu 5:00 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmSouth S
KiritimatiFri 5:00 AM1523 km946 miles822 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaThu 5:00 AM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 4:00 AM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmWest W
AlofiThu 4:00 AM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaFri 4:00 AM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 7:00 AM2662 km1654 miles1437 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaFri 4:00 AM3217 km1999 miles1737 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 3:00 AM3276 km2035 miles1769 nmWest-northwest WNW

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