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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 22:48:00 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 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 24' North, Longitude: 162° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.82 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 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' 11.5"997.16 miwest0° 10' 12.6"11.69 minorth997.03 mi
24 hours11° 09' 21.5"765.28 mieast3° 52' 10.1"265.93 minorth806.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TofolTue 9:48 AM236 km146 miles127 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoloniaTue 9:48 AM473 km294 miles256 nmWest W
PalikirTue 9:48 AM479 km297 miles259 nmWest W
MajuroTue 10:48 AM964 km599 miles520 nmEast E
YarenTue 10:48 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 10:48 AM1342 km834 miles724 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandTue 10:48 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraTue 9:48 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 8:48 AM2053 km1275 miles1108 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandMon 10:48 AM2468 km1534 miles1333 nmEast-southeast ESE
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