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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 18:58:00 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: 36%

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 18:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 33' South, Longitude: 175° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.77 meters/second, 1604.8 km/hour, 997.1 miles/hour or 866.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 32.0"997.06 miwest0° 11' 01.1"12.62 minorth997.32 mi
24 hours11° 34' 50.6"795.85 mieast4° 28' 47.7"307.82 minorth855.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSat 7:58 AM591 km367 miles319 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSat 6:58 AM593 km368 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSat 7:58 AM643 km400 miles347 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandFri 6:58 AM749 km465 miles404 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i)Sat 7:58 AM887 km551 miles479 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ApiaSat 7:58 AM918 km571 miles496 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoFri 7:58 AM1020 km634 miles551 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaSat 6:58 AM1428 km887 miles771 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiFri 7:58 AM1523 km946 miles822 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 6:58 AM1525 km948 miles824 nmNorthwest NW

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