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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 17:14:00 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 17:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 48' South, Longitude: 175° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.22 meters/second, 1556.0 km/hour, 966.8 miles/hour or 840.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.11 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 27' 13.2"966.67 miwest0° 08' 27.7"9.70 minorth967.03 mi
24 hours12° 45' 55.1"853.79 mieast3° 42' 49.3"255.29 minorth897.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuThu 5:14 AM180 km112 miles97 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Thu 6:14 AM375 km233 miles202 nmEast-northeast ENE
ApiaThu 6:14 AM418 km260 miles226 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuThu 6:14 AM457 km284 miles247 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoWed 6:14 AM523 km325 miles282 nmEast E
PangaiThu 6:14 AM569 km353 miles307 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LabasaThu 5:14 AM577 km359 miles312 nmWest-southwest WSW
LevukaThu 5:14 AM683 km424 miles369 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 6:14 AM703 km437 miles379 nmSouth S
SuvaThu 5:14 AM745 km463 miles402 nmWest-southwest WSW

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