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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 5:58:00 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 17:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 23' South, Longitude: 179° 16' West

The ground speed is currently 448.07 meters/second, 1613.0 kilometres/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 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' 51.7"1002.23 miWest0° 11' 25.8"13.09 miNorth1002.41 mi
24 hours11° 27' 31.8"791.24 miEast4° 33' 09.7"312.81 miNorth851.78 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
Baker IslandFri 5:58 AM503 km313 miles272 nmNortheast NE
Howland IslandFri 5:58 AM549 km341 miles297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 5:58 AM593 km369 miles320 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TabiteueaSat 5:58 AM707 km440 miles382 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kanton IslandSat 6:58 AM847 km526 miles457 nmEast E
AtafuSat 6:58 AM941 km585 miles508 nmSoutheast SE
RawakiSat 6:58 AM952 km592 miles514 nmEast E
TarawaSat 5:58 AM1010 km628 miles545 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 6:58 AM1111 km690 miles600 nmSoutheast SE
ApiaSat 6:58 AM1420 km882 miles767 nmSoutheast SE

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