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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- 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: . 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 59%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:58 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 17:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.22 meters/second, 1556.0 km/hour, 966.9 miles/hour or 840.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 27.2"||16.11 mi||west||0° 00' 08.4"||0.16 mi||north||16.11 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 13.3"||966.68 mi||west||0° 08' 27.7"||9.70 mi||north||967.05 mi|
|24 hours||12° 45' 53.3"||853.76 mi||east||3° 42' 51.2"||255.33 mi||north||897.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mata-Utu||Thu 5:14 AM||170 km||106 miles||92 nm||NNW|
|Salelologa (Savai'i)||Thu 6:14 AM||402 km||250 miles||217 nm||ENE|
|Apia||Thu 6:14 AM||446 km||277 miles||241 nm||ENE|
|Neiafu||Thu 6:14 AM||468 km||291 miles||253 nm||SSE|
|Pago Pago||Wed 6:14 AM||551 km||343 miles||298 nm||E|
|Pangai||Thu 6:14 AM||576 km||358 miles||311 nm||SSE|
|Nukualofa||Thu 6:14 AM||705 km||438 miles||381 nm||S|
|Suva||Thu 5:14 AM||720 km||447 miles||389 nm||WSW|
|Fakaofo||Thu 6:14 AM||778 km||484 miles||420 nm||NE|
|Alofi||Wed 6:14 AM||783 km||486 miles||423 nm||SE|
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