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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: 20%

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 Monday, June 3, 2013 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 22' North, Longitude: 143° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.26 meters/second, 1592.1 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 15.1"989.17 miwest0° 09' 17.3"10.64 minorth988.98 mi
24 hours11° 08' 58.2"758.67 mieast3° 26' 47.5"236.91 minorth790.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaTue 8:48 AM356 km221 miles192 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SaipanTue 8:48 AM570 km354 miles308 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MelekeokTue 7:48 AM1069 km664 miles577 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraTue 7:48 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirTue 9:48 AM1615 km1003 miles872 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariTue 7:48 AM1653 km1027 miles893 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyTue 8:48 AM2222 km1381 miles1200 nmSouth S
ManadoTue 6:48 AM2327 km1446 miles1256 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaTue 6:48 AM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandTue 10:48 AM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmEast-northeast ENE

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