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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 23:58:00 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 23:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 26' North, Longitude: 156° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.54 meters/second, 1586.0 km/hour, 985.5 miles/hour or 856.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.7"985.30 miwest0° 08' 57.2"10.26 minorth985.10 mi
24 hours11° 17' 15.5"765.32 mieast3° 17' 27.0"226.23 minorth793.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaWed 10:58 AM523 km325 miles282 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 10:58 AM526 km327 miles284 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaWed 9:58 AM1316 km817 miles710 nmWest W
Wake IslandWed 11:58 AM1378 km856 miles744 nmNortheast NE
MajuroWed 11:58 AM1664 km1034 miles899 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenWed 11:58 AM1742 km1083 miles941 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaWed 11:58 AM2117 km1315 miles1143 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraWed 10:58 AM2336 km1452 miles1261 nmSouth S
JayapuraWed 8:58 AM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokWed 8:58 AM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmWest W
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