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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: 30%

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 Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 16:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' North, Longitude: 141° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.59 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 14.1"1001.21 miwest0° 10' 37.7"12.17 minorth1001.14 mi
24 hours11° 04' 59.5"763.33 mieast4° 03' 58.2"279.45 minorth809.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiMon 6:54 AM1812 km1126 miles978 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 6:54 AM2503 km1555 miles1351 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSun 6:54 AM2688 km1670 miles1451 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSun 6:54 AM3562 km2213 miles1923 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownSun 8:54 AM3583 km2226 miles1935 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoMon 5:54 AM3689 km2293 miles1992 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 4:54 AM3941 km2449 miles2128 nmWest W
ApiaMon 5:54 AM3971 km2468 miles2144 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Sun 9:54 AM3973 km2469 miles2145 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sun 9:54 AM4071 km2529 miles2198 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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