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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 21:58:00 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: 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 21:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 08' North, Longitude: 174° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.02 meters/second, 1587.7 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 59.2"986.37 miwest0° 09' 04.2"10.39 minorth986.16 mi
24 hours11° 16' 29.0"765.25 mieast3° 20' 33.7"229.78 minorth794.38 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 9:58 AM1235 km767 miles667 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 9:58 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaWed 9:58 AM1771 km1101 miles957 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 10:58 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth N
HonoluluTue 11:58 AM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiWed 11:58 AM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandWed 9:58 AM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiWed 9:58 AM2290 km1423 miles1237 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 10:58 AM2292 km1424 miles1237 nmSouth S
YarenWed 9:58 AM2450 km1523 miles1323 nmWest-southwest WSW

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