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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: 2%

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 Friday, June 7, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 47' North, Longitude: 153° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.20 meters/second, 1530.7 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.85 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.08 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.8"950.86 miwest0° 03' 54.3"4.48 minorth950.69 mi
24 hours11° 36' 37.3"760.49 mieast1° 08' 47.5"78.86 minorth761.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanFri 10:28 AM954 km593 miles515 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaFri 10:28 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandFri 12:28 PM1343 km834 miles725 nmEast E
PalikirFri 11:28 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroFri 12:28 PM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmEast-southeast ESE
YokohamaFri 9:28 AM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoFri 9:28 AM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokFri 9:28 AM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmWest-southwest WSW
NagoyaFri 9:28 AM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaFri 9:28 AM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmNorthwest NW
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