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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 22:28:00 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: 0%

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 22:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 11' North, Longitude: 158° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.07 meters/second, 1544.7 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.00 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.6"959.55 miwest0° 05' 36.9"6.44 minorth959.33 mi
24 hours11° 35' 35.4"766.21 mieast1° 50' 58.1"127.20 minorth772.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 12:28 PM468 km291 miles252 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WailukuThu 12:28 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HiloThu 12:28 PM481 km299 miles260 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiFri 12:28 PM1702 km1058 miles919 nmSouth S
MidwayThu 11:28 AM2260 km1405 miles1221 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 10:28 AM2699 km1677 miles1457 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 11:28 AM3240 km2013 miles1749 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 10:28 AM3442 km2139 miles1859 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 10:28 AM3545 km2203 miles1914 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandFri 10:28 AM3656 km2271 miles1974 nmWest W
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