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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 Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' North, Longitude: 137° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.06 meters/second, 1548.2 km/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 836.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.03 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.2"961.76 miwest0° 05' 54.3"6.77 minorth961.53 mi
24 hours11° 29' 03.8"760.50 mieast1° 58' 46.2"136.14 minorth768.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaThu 10:48 AM881 km548 miles476 nmEast-southeast ESE
SaipanThu 10:48 AM921 km572 miles497 nmEast E
MelekeokThu 9:48 AM1072 km666 miles579 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoThu 8:48 AM1668 km1036 miles901 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonThu 8:48 AM1757 km1091 miles948 nmWest W
ManilaThu 8:48 AM1764 km1096 miles953 nmWest W
General SantosThu 8:48 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmSouthwest SW
TaipeiThu 8:48 AM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoThu 9:48 AM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuThu 9:48 AM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmNorth N

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