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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 = Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 5:48:00 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: 18%

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 Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 13' North, Longitude: 135° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.13 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.9"1004.59 miWest0° 11' 05.2"12.70 miNorth1004.61 mi
24 hours11° 08' 15.8"769.83 miEast4° 19' 08.7"296.77 miNorth823.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiMon 7:48 AM2376 km1476 miles1283 nmWest W
PapeeteSun 7:48 AM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownSun 9:48 AM3084 km1916 miles1665 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSun 7:48 AM3176 km1974 miles1715 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 7:48 AM3667 km2279 miles1980 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Sun 10:48 AM3977 km2471 miles2148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 10:48 AM3984 km2475 miles2151 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoMon 6:48 AM4111 km2554 miles2220 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Francisco *Sun 10:48 AM4175 km2594 miles2254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixSun 10:48 AM4261 km2648 miles2301 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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