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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 23:18:00 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 23:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 20' North, Longitude: 166° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.70 meters/second, 1586.5 km/hour, 985.8 miles/hour or 856.7 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' 58.1"985.66 miwest0° 08' 59.5"10.30 minorth985.45 mi
24 hours11° 16' 59.9"765.30 mieast3° 18' 29.7"227.42 minorth793.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 11:18 AM705 km438 miles381 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandWed 11:18 AM880 km547 miles475 nmNorth N
PalikirWed 10:18 AM1025 km637 miles553 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenWed 11:18 AM1314 km817 miles710 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 11:18 AM1320 km820 miles712 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandTue 11:18 AM2262 km1406 miles1221 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaWed 9:18 AM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmWest W
HoniaraWed 10:18 AM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 12:18 PM2523 km1567 miles1362 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiWed 11:18 AM2616 km1626 miles1413 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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