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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 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: 51%

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 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 34' South, Longitude: 165° 15' West

The ground speed is currently 447.95 meters/second, 1612.6 kilometres/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.9"1001.98 miWest0° 11' 25.6"13.09 miNorth1002.16 mi
24 hours11° 28' 27.1"792.15 miEast4° 33' 19.3"312.99 miNorth852.79 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSat 6:00 AM608 km378 miles328 nmWest W
Kanton IslandSat 6:00 AM720 km447 miles389 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 6:00 AM919 km571 miles496 nmSouthwest SW
AtafuSat 6:00 AM975 km606 miles526 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 7:00 AM1066 km662 miles575 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandFri 5:00 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmWest-northwest WNW
ApiaSat 6:00 AM1343 km835 miles725 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiFri 6:00 AM1787 km1111 miles965 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 5:00 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 7:00 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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