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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 = Friday, May 31, 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: 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 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 45' South, Longitude: 150° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.83 meters/second, 1612.2 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.69 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.9"1001.71 miWest0° 11' 25.3"13.08 miNorth1001.90 mi
24 hours11° 29' 25.5"793.10 miEast4° 33' 28.0"313.16 miNorth853.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 6:00 AM962 km598 miles520 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteFri 6:00 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmSouth S
RarotongaFri 6:00 AM2167 km1347 miles1170 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 5:00 AM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaSat 5:00 AM2566 km1594 miles1386 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 5:00 AM2687 km1669 miles1451 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 6:00 AM2880 km1789 miles1555 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandFri 4:00 AM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 8:00 AM3231 km2008 miles1745 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 5:00 AM3272 km2033 miles1767 nmSouthwest SW

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