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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
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 Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 55' North
Longitude: 165° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.13 meters/second, 1519.7 km/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.74 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.7"944.03 miwest0° 01' 42.8"1.97 minorth943.95 mi
24 hours11° 38' 57.6"757.76 mieast0° 15' 18.8"17.56 minorth757.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 12:28 PM164 km102 miles88 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroSat 12:28 PM1553 km965 miles838 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 11:28 AM1630 km1013 miles880 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayFri 1:28 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaSat 12:28 PM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 12:28 PM2270 km1411 miles1226 nmSouth S
Guam (Hagåtña)Sat 10:28 AM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 12:28 PM2955 km1836 miles1596 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoSat 9:28 AM3049 km1894 miles1646 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraSat 11:28 AM3298 km2049 miles1781 nmSouth S
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