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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 6:59 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 7, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 47' North
Longitude: 153° 38' 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"950.92 miwest0° 03' 54.2"4.48 minorth950.75 mi
24 hours11° 36' 37.6"760.54 mieast1° 08' 44.9"78.82 minorth761.99 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 AM928 km577 miles501 nmWest-southwest WSW
Guam (Hagåtña)Fri 10:28 AM1116 km694 miles603 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandFri 12:28 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmEast E
PalikirFri 11:28 AM1401 km871 miles757 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroFri 12:28 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmEast-southeast ESE
YokohamaFri 9:28 AM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoFri 9:28 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokFri 9:28 AM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmWest-southwest WSW
NagoyaFri 9:28 AM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaFri 9:28 AM2512 km1561 miles1357 nmNorthwest NW
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