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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 02:48:00 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 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 51' North, Longitude: 115° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.86 meters/second, 1583.5 km/hour, 983.9 miles/hour or 855.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.40 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.1"983.77 miwest0° 08' 47.1"10.07 minorth983.56 mi
24 hours11° 18' 22.8"765.44 mieast3° 12' 56.8"221.07 minorth792.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto PrincesaWed 10:48 AM425 km264 miles229 nmEast-southeast ESE
OlongapoWed 10:48 AM614 km382 miles332 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kota KinabaluWed 10:48 AM653 km406 miles353 nmSouth S
AngelesWed 10:48 AM660 km410 miles356 nmNortheast NE
MabalacatWed 10:48 AM663 km412 miles358 nmNortheast NE
MakatiWed 10:48 AM669 km415 miles361 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManilaWed 10:48 AM670 km416 miles362 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuezonWed 10:48 AM680 km422 miles367 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tarlac CityWed 10:48 AM681 km423 miles368 nmNortheast NE
Nha TrangWed 9:48 AM689 km428 miles372 nmWest W
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