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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 = Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 4:36:00 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: 59%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 53' South, Longitude: 166° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.02 meters/second, 1555.3 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.11 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miNorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 27' 10.4"966.22 miWest0° 08' 24.5"9.64 miNorth966.58 mi
24 hours12° 47' 02.6"854.69 miEast3° 41' 48.0"254.12 miNorth898.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoWed 5:36 AM472 km294 miles255 nmWest W
ApiaThu 5:36 AM595 km369 miles321 nmWest W
AlofiWed 5:36 AM597 km371 miles322 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Thu 5:36 AM644 km400 miles348 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 5:36 AM806 km501 miles435 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuThu 5:36 AM913 km567 miles493 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 6:36 AM990 km615 miles534 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiThu 5:36 AM1009 km627 miles545 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaThu 5:36 AM1163 km723 miles628 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaThu 4:36 AM1662 km1033 miles898 nmWest-southwest WSW

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