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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 1:28:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 55' North, Longitude: 146° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.16 meters/second, 1563.0 km/hour, 971.2 miles/hour or 843.9 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' 32.4"970.96 miWest0° 07' 16.1"8.33 miNorth970.72 mi
24 hours11° 27' 50.6"766.36 miEast2° 33' 03.6"175.41 miNorth781.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanThu 11:28 AM56 km35 miles30 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaThu 11:28 AM221 km137 miles119 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokThu 10:28 AM1504 km934 miles812 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirThu 12:28 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraThu 10:28 AM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariThu 10:28 AM2196 km1365 miles1186 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandThu 1:28 PM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmEast-northeast ENE
YokohamaThu 10:28 AM2370 km1472 miles1279 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoThu 10:28 AM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaThu 10:28 AM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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