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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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, July 29, 2013 at 5:44 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 5, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' North, Longitude: 158° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.71 meters/second, 1565.0 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 32' 16.1"972.29 miwest0° 07' 05.9"8.14 misouth972.59 mi
24 hours11° 00' 21.7"736.14 mieast3° 07' 58.8"215.39 misouth771.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloMon 11:50 AM671 km417 miles362 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluMon 11:50 AM727 km452 miles392 nmNorth N
KiritimatiTue 11:50 AM1441 km895 miles778 nmSouth S
MidwayMon 10:50 AM2423 km1505 miles1308 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandMon 9:50 AM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 10:50 AM3004 km1867 miles1622 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 9:50 AM3381 km2101 miles1825 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaTue 9:50 AM3434 km2134 miles1854 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaTue 10:50 AM3474 km2159 miles1876 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 9:50 AM3540 km2200 miles1912 nmSouthwest SW
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