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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 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 56' North
Longitude: 142° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.27 meters/second, 1570.6 km/hour, 975.9 miles/hour or 848.0 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' 56.3"975.77 miwest0° 07' 46.2"8.91 minorth975.54 mi
24 hours11° 18' 19.6"759.15 mieast2° 46' 39.9"191.00 minorth778.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Guam (Hagåtña)Wed 9:38 AM201 km125 miles109 nmEast-southeast ESE
SaipanWed 9:38 AM333 km207 miles180 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokWed 8:38 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 10:38 AM1837 km1141 miles992 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraWed 8:38 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmSouth S
ManokwariWed 8:38 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManilaWed 7:38 AM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmWest W
YokohamaWed 8:38 AM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmNorth N
OsakaWed 8:38 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManadoWed 7:38 AM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmWest-southwest WSW
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