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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 23:38:00 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 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 32' North, Longitude: 150° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.68 meters/second, 1604.4 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.4"996.83 miwest0° 10' 10.5"11.65 minorth996.70 mi
24 hours11° 09' 32.2"765.23 mieast3° 51' 10.8"264.80 minorth806.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WenoTue 9:38 AM164 km102 miles89 nmEast E
PalikirTue 10:38 AM865 km537 miles467 nmEast E
HagåtñaTue 9:38 AM899 km559 miles486 nmNorthwest NW
SaipanTue 9:38 AM986 km613 miles532 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraTue 8:38 AM1546 km961 miles835 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokTue 8:38 AM1737 km1079 miles938 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 9:38 AM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 8:38 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenTue 11:38 AM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 10:38 AM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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