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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 7:00 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 23:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 54' North, Longitude: 145° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.31 meters/second, 1570.7 km/hour, 976.0 miles/hour or 848.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.27 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 56.5"975.81 miwest0° 07' 46.9"8.92 minorth975.57 mi
24 hours11° 18' 14.9"759.09 mieast2° 46' 59.5"191.36 minorth778.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaWed 9:28 AM107 km67 miles58 nmWest-southwest WSW
SaipanWed 9:28 AM144 km90 miles78 nmNorth N
MelekeokWed 8:28 AM1397 km868 miles754 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirWed 10:28 AM1573 km978 miles849 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraWed 8:28 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariWed 8:28 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 11:28 AM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmEast-northeast ENE
YokohamaWed 8:28 AM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoWed 8:28 AM2486 km1545 miles1342 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaWed 8:28 AM2514 km1562 miles1357 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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