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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 = Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 5:04:00 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: 47%

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 17:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' South, Longitude: 160° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.52 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.39 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 28' 58.7"983.05 miWest0° 10' 02.8"11.51 miNorth983.40 mi
24 hours12° 06' 57.5"822.41 miEast4° 13' 02.3"289.83 miNorth876.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 7:04 AM1122 km697 miles606 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 6:04 AM1206 km749 miles651 nmWest W
ApiaFri 6:04 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 6:04 AM1353 km841 miles731 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 7:04 AM1362 km846 miles735 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiFri 7:04 AM1473 km915 miles795 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaFri 6:04 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 5:04 AM2180 km1354 miles1177 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 5:04 AM2262 km1406 miles1222 nmWest W
SuvaFri 5:04 AM2414 km1500 miles1303 nmWest-southwest WSW

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