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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 4:00:00 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: 62%

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 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 15' South, Longitude: 162° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.41 meters/second, 1596.3 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.53 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.3"991.79 miWest0° 10' 59.8"12.59 miNorth992.09 mi
24 hours11° 59' 07.0"820.47 miEast4° 30' 03.9"309.30 miNorth880.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 5:00 AM942 km585 miles508 nmWest W
RawakiFri 5:00 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmWest-northwest WNW
ApiaFri 5:00 AM1166 km724 miles629 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 6:00 AM1269 km788 miles685 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiThu 5:00 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaThu 6:00 AM1470 km914 miles794 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 6:00 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 4:00 AM1790 km1112 miles967 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 5:00 AM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 4:00 AM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmWest W

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