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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: 12%

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 Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 22:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 50' North, Longitude: 152° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.44 meters/second, 1571.2 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.27 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.0"976.08 miwest0° 07' 48.9"8.96 minorth975.85 mi
24 hours11° 18' 02.4"759.06 mieast2° 47' 50.6"192.34 minorth778.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanWed 8:58 AM757 km471 miles409 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaWed 8:58 AM854 km531 miles461 nmWest W
PalikirWed 9:58 AM976 km606 miles527 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandWed 10:58 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokWed 7:58 AM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 10:58 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenWed 10:58 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraWed 7:58 AM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariWed 7:58 AM2616 km1625 miles1412 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 10:58 AM2629 km1634 miles1420 nmEast-southeast ESE

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