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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 00:38:00 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 00:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' North, Longitude: 158° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.37 meters/second, 1563.7 km/hour, 971.7 miles/hour or 844.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.19 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.4"971.43 miwest0° 07' 19.7"8.40 minorth971.20 mi
24 hours11° 27' 30.0"766.34 mieast2° 34' 38.3"177.22 minorth781.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirThu 11:38 AM873 km543 miles471 nmSouth S
Wake IslandThu 12:38 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaThu 10:38 AM1468 km912 miles793 nmWest W
MajuroThu 12:38 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenThu 12:38 PM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 12:38 PM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraThu 11:38 AM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmSouth S
MelekeokThu 9:38 AM2705 km1681 miles1461 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayWed 1:38 PM2917 km1813 miles1575 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyThu 10:38 AM2949 km1833 miles1592 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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