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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: 6%

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 Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 42' North, Longitude: 154° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.33 meters/second, 1549.2 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.5"962.37 miwest0° 05' 59.8"6.87 minorth962.14 mi
24 hours11° 28' 35.9"760.46 mieast2° 01' 07.7"138.84 minorth768.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanThu 9:38 AM925 km575 miles500 nmWest W
HagåtñaThu 9:38 AM1082 km672 miles584 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirThu 10:38 AM1163 km723 miles628 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandThu 11:38 AM1343 km834 miles725 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroThu 11:38 AM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenThu 11:38 AM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokThu 8:38 AM2364 km1469 miles1277 nmWest-southwest WSW
YokohamaThu 8:38 AM2533 km1574 miles1367 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoThu 8:38 AM2551 km1585 miles1377 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraThu 8:38 AM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmSouthwest SW

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