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 11:15 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 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"||997.61 mi||west||0° 10' 15.0"||11.74 mi||north||997.49 mi|
|24 hours||348° 50' 50.7"||765.38 mi||west||3° 53' 19.1"||267.27 mi||north||807.05 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||612 km||380 miles||330 nm||W|
|Tarawa||Tue 9:48 AM||765 km||475 miles||413 nm||SSW|
|Baker Island||Mon 9:48 AM||1082 km||672 miles||584 nm||SE|
|Yaren||Tue 9:48 AM||1388 km||862 miles||749 nm||SW|
|Wake Island||Tue 9:48 AM||1724 km||1071 miles||931 nm||NW|
|Funafuti||Tue 9:48 AM||1762 km||1095 miles||952 nm||S|
|Palikir||Tue 8:48 AM||2052 km||1275 miles||1108 nm||W|
|Fakaofo||Tue 10:48 AM||2268 km||1409 miles||1225 nm||SE|
|Midway||Mon 10:48 AM||2404 km||1494 miles||1298 nm||NNE|
|Honiara||Tue 8:48 AM||2619 km||1627 miles||1414 nm||SW|
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