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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 5:24:00 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 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' South, Longitude: 165° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.61 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.39 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 29' 00.1"983.26 miWest0° 10' 03.9"11.53 miNorth983.61 mi
24 hours12° 06' 28.3"822.02 miEast4° 13' 21.0"290.19 miNorth876.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 6:24 AM690 km429 miles373 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pago PagoThu 6:24 AM698 km434 miles377 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaFri 6:24 AM781 km485 miles422 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Fri 6:24 AM822 km511 miles444 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiFri 6:24 AM1016 km631 miles548 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 6:24 AM1021 km635 miles552 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaThu 7:24 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaFri 6:24 AM1547 km961 miles835 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 7:24 AM1671 km1039 miles902 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiFri 5:24 AM1736 km1079 miles937 nmWest W

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