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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 23:38:00 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 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 17' North, Longitude: 139° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.76 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.3 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' 07.4"1003.77 miwest0° 10' 57.8"12.55 minorth1003.76 mi
24 hours11° 07' 34.3"768.35 mieast4° 14' 55.1"291.94 minorth819.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraMon 8:38 AM664 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokMon 8:38 AM692 km430 miles373 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariMon 8:38 AM736 km457 miles398 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaMon 9:38 AM1280 km795 miles691 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DavaoMon 7:38 AM1567 km974 miles846 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosMon 7:38 AM1591 km989 miles859 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoMon 7:38 AM1613 km1003 miles871 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 9:38 AM1662 km1033 miles897 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GorontaloMon 7:38 AM1825 km1134 miles985 nmWest W
DarwinMon 9:08 AM1974 km1226 miles1066 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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