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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 Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 22:48:00 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: 16%

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 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 08' North, Longitude: 151° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.83 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.8"1003.91 miwest0° 10' 58.9"12.58 minorth1003.90 mi
24 hours11° 07' 38.3"768.54 mieast4° 15' 33.5"292.67 minorth820.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirMon 9:48 AM864 km537 miles467 nmEast-northeast ENE
BukaMon 8:48 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraMon 7:48 AM1340 km833 miles724 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaMon 8:48 AM1355 km842 miles731 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbyMon 8:48 AM1466 km911 miles792 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraMon 9:48 AM1686 km1047 miles910 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 10:48 AM1779 km1106 miles961 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokMon 7:48 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariMon 7:48 AM1974 km1226 miles1066 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 10:48 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmEast-northeast ENE

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