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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 21:48:00 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 21:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' North, Longitude: 171° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.06 meters/second, 1587.8 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 59.3"986.45 miwest0° 09' 04.7"10.40 minorth986.25 mi
24 hours11° 16' 25.3"765.24 mieast3° 20' 49.1"230.08 minorth794.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 9:48 AM1312 km815 miles708 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 11:48 AM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiWed 11:48 AM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroWed 9:48 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayTue 10:48 AM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaWed 9:48 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 10:48 AM2265 km1408 miles1223 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 9:48 AM2386 km1483 miles1288 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 9:48 AM2479 km1541 miles1339 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenWed 9:48 AM2680 km1666 miles1447 nmWest-southwest WSW
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