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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, May 6, 2013 at 21:48:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 9%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 21:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.99 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 32.2"||16.63 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||north||16.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 11.7"||997.54 mi||west||0° 10' 15.0"||11.74 mi||north||997.42 mi|
|24 hours||348° 50' 50.9"||765.33 mi||west||3° 53' 20.3"||267.27 mi||north||807.00 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Majuro||Tue 9:48 AM||642 km||399 miles||347 nm||W|
|Tarawa||Tue 9:48 AM||781 km||485 miles||422 nm||SW|
|Baker Island||Mon 9:48 AM||1061 km||659 miles||573 nm||SE|
|Yaren||Tue 9:48 AM||1411 km||877 miles||762 nm||SW|
|Wake Island||Tue 9:48 AM||1743 km||1083 miles||941 nm||NW|
|Funafuti||Tue 9:48 AM||1757 km||1092 miles||949 nm||S|
|Palikir||Tue 8:48 AM||2082 km||1294 miles||1124 nm||W|
|Fakaofo||Tue 10:48 AM||2250 km||1398 miles||1215 nm||SE|
|Midway||Mon 10:48 AM||2398 km||1490 miles||1295 nm||NNE|
|Apia||Tue 10:48 AM||2638 km||1639 miles||1424 nm||SSE|
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