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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 5:00:00 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 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' South, Longitude: 177° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.65 meters/second, 1597.1 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.54 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 29' 21.5"992.32 miWest0° 11' 01.6"12.63 miNorth992.63 mi
24 hours11° 57' 38.4"819.16 miEast4° 30' 29.4"309.78 miNorth879.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 5:00 AM399 km248 miles216 nmWest W
AtafuFri 6:00 AM519 km323 miles280 nmEast E
Mata-UtuFri 5:00 AM589 km366 miles318 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 6:00 AM676 km420 miles365 nmEast-southeast ESE
Salelologa (Savai'i)Fri 6:00 AM830 km516 miles448 nmSoutheast SE
Kanton IslandFri 6:00 AM845 km525 miles456 nmNortheast NE
RawakiFri 6:00 AM865 km537 miles467 nmEast-northeast ENE
ApiaFri 6:00 AM871 km541 miles470 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 5:00 AM918 km570 miles496 nmNorth N
Howland IslandThu 5:00 AM984 km611 miles531 nmNorth N

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