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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 = Friday, May 3, 2013 at 4:00:00 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: 37%

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 Friday, May 3, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 05' South, Longitude: 132° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.18 meters/second, 1602.7 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.60 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miNorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.9"995.76 miWest0° 10' 56.5"12.53 miNorth996.03 mi
24 hours11° 37' 53.7"798.44 miEast4° 27' 49.1"306.71 miNorth858.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 6:30 AM774 km481 miles418 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 8:00 AM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 6:00 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 6:00 AM2905 km1805 miles1568 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 6:00 AM3302 km2052 miles1783 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter IslandFri 10:00 AM3320 km2063 miles1793 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluFri 6:00 AM4170 km2591 miles2252 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 5:00 AM4231 km2629 miles2285 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 5:00 AM4242 km2636 miles2291 nmWest W
ApiaSat 5:00 AM4331 km2691 miles2339 nmWest-southwest WSW

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