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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 00:48:00 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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 34' North, Longitude: 144° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.34 meters/second, 1585.2 km/hour, 985.0 miles/hour or 856.0 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' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.0"984.85 miwest0° 08' 54.3"10.20 minorth984.65 mi
24 hours11° 17' 35.1"765.36 mieast3° 16' 08.2"224.72 minorth792.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaWed 10:48 AM213 km132 miles115 nmNorth N
SaipanWed 10:48 AM423 km263 miles228 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MelekeokWed 9:48 AM1180 km733 miles637 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirWed 11:48 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraWed 9:48 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariWed 9:48 AM1800 km1118 miles972 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyWed 10:48 AM2342 km1455 miles1264 nmSouth S
ManadoWed 8:48 AM2447 km1520 miles1321 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandWed 12:48 PM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManilaWed 8:48 AM2577 km1601 miles1391 nmWest W
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