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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 23:48:00 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 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 34' North, Longitude: 147° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.65 meters/second, 1604.3 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.4"996.77 miwest0° 10' 10.1"11.65 minorth996.64 mi
24 hours11° 09' 34.5"765.23 mieast3° 50' 58.8"264.58 minorth805.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaTue 9:48 AM741 km461 miles400 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaipanTue 9:48 AM878 km546 miles474 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirTue 10:48 AM1132 km703 miles611 nmEast E
JayapuraTue 8:48 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokTue 8:48 AM1469 km913 miles793 nmWest W
ManokwariTue 8:48 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyTue 9:48 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmSouth S
YarenTue 11:48 AM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 10:48 AM2304 km1431 miles1244 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandTue 11:48 AM2402 km1492 miles1297 nmNortheast NE
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