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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 Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 16:14:00 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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 16:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 15' South, Longitude: 148° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.28 meters/second, 1581.4 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 28' 55.3"982.52 miwest0° 10' 00.2"11.46 minorth982.87 mi
24 hours12° 08' 11.2"823.41 mieast4° 12' 14.9"288.93 minorth877.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 6:14 AM709 km441 miles383 nmSouth S
TaiohaeThu 6:44 AM993 km617 miles536 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaThu 6:14 AM1652 km1026 miles892 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 6:14 AM1763 km1096 miles952 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownThu 8:14 AM2451 km1523 miles1324 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiThu 5:14 AM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 5:14 AM2523 km1568 miles1362 nmWest W
ApiaFri 5:14 AM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 5:14 AM3074 km1910 miles1660 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 4:14 AM3367 km2092 miles1818 nmWest-northwest WNW
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