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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 Monday, May 6, 2013 at 17:58:00 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: 10%

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 Monday, May 6, 2013 at 17:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 34' North, Longitude: 127° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.62 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.2"998.94 miwest0° 10' 24.0"11.91 minorth998.84 mi
24 hours11° 08' 27.3"765.60 mieast3° 57' 40.5"272.23 minorth809.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloMon 10:58 AM3023 km1878 miles1632 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Mon 10:58 AM3182 km1977 miles1718 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 12:58 PM3359 km2087 miles1814 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixMon 10:58 AM3365 km2091 miles1817 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiTue 7:58 AM3377 km2099 miles1824 nmWest W
San Francisco *Mon 10:58 AM3491 km2169 miles1885 nmNorth N
Las Vegas *Mon 10:58 AM3500 km2175 miles1890 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownMon 9:58 AM3512 km2182 miles1896 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 7:58 AM3622 km2250 miles1955 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluMon 7:58 AM3675 km2284 miles1984 nmWest-northwest WNW
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