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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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 00:18:00 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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 00:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 29' North, Longitude: 151° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.46 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 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' 57.3"985.12 miwest0° 08' 56.1"10.24 minorth984.92 mi
24 hours11° 17' 23.4"765.34 mieast3° 16' 55.7"225.63 minorth793.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanWed 10:18 AM776 km482 miles419 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaWed 10:18 AM800 km497 miles432 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirWed 11:18 AM860 km534 miles464 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandWed 12:18 PM1808 km1123 miles976 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokWed 9:18 AM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraWed 9:18 AM1981 km1231 miles1069 nmSouthwest SW
YarenWed 12:18 PM2133 km1326 miles1152 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroWed 12:18 PM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmEast E
Port MoresbyWed 10:18 AM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariWed 9:18 AM2394 km1487 miles1293 nmSouthwest SW
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