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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 22:14:00 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: 9%

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 22:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 18' North, Longitude: 170° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.92 meters/second, 1605.3 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.7"997.38 miwest0° 10' 13.9"11.72 minorth997.26 mi
24 hours348° 50' 45.6"765.31 miwest3° 52' 50.1"266.70 minorth806.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroTue 10:14 AM56 km35 miles30 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaTue 10:14 AM698 km434 miles377 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenTue 10:14 AM963 km598 miles520 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirTue 9:14 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmWest W
Wake IslandTue 10:14 AM1397 km868 miles754 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandMon 10:14 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiTue 10:14 AM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraTue 9:14 AM2201 km1368 miles1188 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayMon 11:14 AM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoTue 11:14 AM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmSoutheast SE
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