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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 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

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 23:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 44' North, Longitude: 167° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.54 meters/second, 1564.3 km/hour, 972.0 miles/hour or 844.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 31' 34.1"971.81 miwest0° 07' 22.5"8.45 minorth971.58 mi
24 hours11° 27' 13.4"766.32 mieast2° 35' 53.7"178.66 minorth782.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 11:58 AM523 km325 miles283 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroThu 11:58 AM910 km565 miles491 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 10:58 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 11:58 AM1573 km977 miles849 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 11:58 AM1692 km1051 miles913 nmSouth S
MidwayWed 12:58 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandWed 11:58 AM2349 km1459 miles1268 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaThu 9:58 AM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmWest W
HoniaraThu 10:58 AM2814 km1749 miles1520 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 11:58 AM2855 km1774 miles1542 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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