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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 17:24:00 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: 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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