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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: 52%

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 Friday, May 31, 2013 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 57' South, Longitude: 136° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.71 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"1001.42 miwest0° 11' 25.0"13.07 minorth1001.62 mi
24 hours11° 30' 25.1"794.07 mieast4° 33' 35.5"313.30 minorth854.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 5:30 AM666 km414 miles360 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteFri 5:00 AM2093 km1300 miles1130 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 7:00 AM2427 km1508 miles1311 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 5:00 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 5:00 AM3186 km1979 miles1720 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 5:00 AM3657 km2273 miles1975 nmNorthwest NW
Easter IslandFri 9:00 AM3838 km2385 miles2072 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSat 4:00 AM3915 km2433 miles2114 nmWest W
AlofiFri 4:00 AM4025 km2501 miles2174 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaSat 4:00 AM4054 km2519 miles2189 nmWest-southwest WSW

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