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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 00:58:00 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 is probably impossible 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 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 51' North, Longitude: 153° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.28 meters/second, 1563.4 km/hour, 971.5 miles/hour or 844.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.19 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.9"971.24 miwest0° 07' 18.2"8.37 minorth971.01 mi
24 hours11° 27' 38.3"766.35 mieast2° 34' 00.5"176.50 minorth781.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanThu 10:58 AM828 km514 miles447 nmWest W
HagåtñaThu 10:58 AM950 km590 miles513 nmWest W
PalikirThu 11:58 AM1018 km633 miles550 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandThu 12:58 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroThu 12:58 PM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokThu 9:58 AM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenThu 12:58 PM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraThu 9:58 AM2381 km1479 miles1286 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 12:58 PM2614 km1624 miles1411 nmEast-southeast ESE
TokyoThu 9:58 AM2685 km1668 miles1450 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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