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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 20:14:00 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 20:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 57' North, Longitude: 160° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.25 meters/second, 1606.5 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.1"998.13 miwest0° 10' 18.8"11.81 minorth998.02 mi
24 hours11° 08' 50.8"765.43 mieast3° 55' 08.5"269.33 minorth807.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 10:14 AM647 km402 miles349 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluMon 10:14 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmNorth N
Baker IslandMon 8:14 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 9:14 AM2180 km1354 miles1177 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaTue 9:14 AM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 8:14 AM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 10:14 AM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayMon 9:14 AM2967 km1844 miles1602 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaTue 8:14 AM3035 km1886 miles1639 nmWest W
AlofiMon 9:14 AM3067 km1906 miles1656 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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