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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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 00:08:00 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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 45' North, Longitude: 165° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.49 meters/second, 1564.2 km/hour, 971.9 miles/hour or 844.6 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' 33.9"971.72 miwest0° 07' 21.8"8.44 minorth971.48 mi
24 hours11° 27' 17.5"766.32 mieast2° 35' 34.9"178.30 minorth782.09 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 12:08 PM516 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MajuroThu 12:08 PM1043 km648 miles563 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirThu 11:08 AM1183 km735 miles639 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 12:08 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 12:08 PM1697 km1054 miles916 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 10:08 AM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmWest W
MidwayWed 1:08 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandWed 12:08 PM2551 km1585 miles1377 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraThu 11:08 AM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 12:08 PM2983 km1854 miles1611 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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