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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: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 6:59 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 31, 2013 at 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 60' South, Longitude: 151° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.28 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"1002.71 miwest0° 11' 26.0"13.09 minorth1002.89 mi
24 hours11° 25' 40.2"789.40 mieast4° 32' 45.4"312.35 minorth849.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaSat 5:58 AM450 km280 miles243 nmSoutheast SE
ArawaSat 5:58 AM582 km362 miles314 nmSoutheast SE
LaeSat 5:58 AM643 km399 miles347 nmSouthwest SW
GizoSat 6:58 AM824 km512 miles445 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySat 5:58 AM854 km531 miles461 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSat 6:58 AM1182 km734 miles638 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSat 4:58 AM1193 km741 miles644 nmWest W
PalikirSat 6:58 AM1328 km825 miles717 nmNortheast NE
CairnsSat 5:58 AM1660 km1031 miles896 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 7:58 AM1745 km1084 miles942 nmEast E

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