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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, May 3, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 74%

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 Monday, May 3, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 29' South, Longitude: 160° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.46 meters/second, 1492.0 km/hour, 927.1 miles/hour or 805.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"15.45 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.45 mi
1 hour14° 29' 58.6"926.76 miwest0° 06' 09.3"7.06 minorth927.13 mi
24 hours11° 39' 34.1"745.34 mieast2° 54' 12.4"199.75 minorth778.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaMon 5:00 AM145 km90 miles78 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiMon 4:00 AM1083 km673 miles585 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteMon 5:00 AM1238 km769 miles668 nmEast-northeast ENE
ApiaMon 4:00 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaTue 4:00 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 4:00 AM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaTue 3:00 AM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 3:00 AM2692 km1673 miles1454 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 5:00 AM2712 km1685 miles1464 nmNorth N
Chatham IslandsTue 3:45 AM2822 km1753 miles1524 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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