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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 Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 16:36:00 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: 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
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 km293 miles255 nmWest W
ApiaThu 5:36 AM595 km369 miles321 nmWest W
AlofiWed 5:36 AM596 km371 miles322 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Thu 5:36 AM644 km400 miles348 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 5:36 AM808 km502 miles436 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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