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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 20:48:00 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: 4%

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 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 57' North, Longitude: 157° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.29 meters/second, 1588.6 km/hour, 987.1 miles/hour or 857.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.17 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.1"986.98 miwest0° 09' 08.2"10.47 minorth986.78 mi
24 hours11° 16' 02.4"765.21 mieast3° 22' 21.0"231.83 minorth794.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 10:48 AM1005 km625 miles543 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 10:48 AM1147 km713 miles620 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 8:48 AM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 9:48 AM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 9:48 AM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaWed 9:48 AM3173 km1972 miles1713 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteTue 10:48 AM3264 km2028 miles1762 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiWed 8:48 AM3377 km2098 miles1823 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 8:48 AM3448 km2142 miles1862 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 8:48 AM3487 km2166 miles1883 nmWest W

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