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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 3:00:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 89%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, April 28, 2010 at 12:20 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 6, 2010 at 4:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 25° 07' South, Longitude: 174° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 404.78 meters/second, 1457.2 km/hour, 905.5 miles/hour or 786.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.09 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 53.6"905.06 miWest0° 00' 12.2"0.23 miNorth905.08 mi
24 hours346° 59' 40.0"814.76 miWest0° 42' 38.7"48.92 miNorth818.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KingstonSun 2:30 AM777 km483 miles420 nmSouthwest SW
NadiSun 3:00 AM866 km538 miles468 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaSun 2:00 AM874 km543 miles472 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSun 3:00 AM875 km544 miles473 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LautokaSun 3:00 AM888 km552 miles479 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaSun 2:00 AM1033 km642 miles558 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSun 4:00 AM1148 km714 miles620 nmEast-northeast ENE
AucklandSun 3:00 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmSouth S
AlofiSat 4:00 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmEast-northeast ENE
WellingtonSun 3:00 AM1795 km1115 miles969 nmSouth S

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