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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 21:48:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 21:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 27' North, Longitude: 160° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.09 meters/second, 1566.3 km/hour, 973.3 miles/hour or 845.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.22 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.3"973.05 miwest0° 07' 32.0"8.63 minorth972.81 mi
24 hours11° 26' 19.1"766.25 mieast2° 39' 56.7"183.29 minorth783.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 11:48 AM811 km504 miles438 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiThu 11:48 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayWed 10:48 AM2310 km1435 miles1247 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandWed 9:48 AM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 10:48 AM2886 km1793 miles1558 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 9:48 AM3189 km1981 miles1722 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 9:48 AM3246 km2017 miles1753 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaThu 10:48 AM3364 km2090 miles1816 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 9:48 AM3382 km2102 miles1826 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandThu 9:48 AM3529 km2193 miles1906 nmWest-northwest WNW
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