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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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 00:58:00 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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 46' North, Longitude: 130° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.44 meters/second, 1603.6 km/hour, 996.4 miles/hour or 865.9 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' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.0"996.30 miwest0° 10' 07.2"11.59 minorth996.17 mi
24 hours11° 09' 50.3"765.18 mieast3° 49' 34.4"262.97 minorth805.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokTue 9:58 AM403 km251 miles218 nmEast E
DavaoTue 8:58 AM597 km371 miles323 nmWest W
General SantosTue 8:58 AM667 km414 miles360 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cebu CityTue 8:58 AM827 km514 miles446 nmWest-northwest WNW
SofifiTue 9:58 AM864 km537 miles467 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TernateTue 9:58 AM867 km539 miles468 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BacolodTue 8:58 AM937 km582 miles506 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoTue 8:58 AM972 km604 miles525 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariTue 9:58 AM1013 km630 miles547 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GorontaloTue 8:58 AM1188 km738 miles641 nmSouthwest SW

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