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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 22:48:00 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 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 16' North, Longitude: 173° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.82 meters/second, 1587.0 km/hour, 986.1 miles/hour or 856.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 31' 58.5"985.92 miwest0° 09' 01.3"10.34 minorth985.72 mi
24 hours348° 43' 11.7"765.28 miwest3° 19' 16.5"228.31 minorth793.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 10:48 AM527 km328 miles285 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 10:48 AM1091 km678 miles589 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 10:48 AM1162 km722 miles627 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 10:48 AM1501 km933 miles810 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 10:48 AM1641 km1020 miles886 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirWed 9:48 AM1766 km1097 miles954 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayTue 11:48 AM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiWed 10:48 AM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraWed 9:48 AM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 11:48 AM2830 km1759 miles1528 nmSoutheast SE
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