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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 Friday, May 3, 2013 at 16:00:00 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: 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
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 AM4246 km2638 miles2292 nmWest W
ApiaSat 5:00 AM4331 km2691 miles2339 nmWest-southwest WSW

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