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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 22:48:00 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 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' North, Longitude: 163° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.99 meters/second, 1544.4 km/hour, 959.6 miles/hour or 833.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.99 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.4"959.38 miwest0° 05' 35.2"6.40 minorth959.16 mi
24 hours11° 35' 41.6"766.20 mieast1° 50' 16.2"126.40 minorth772.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 12:48 PM759 km471 miles410 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiFri 12:48 PM1833 km1139 miles990 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 11:48 AM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 10:48 AM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroFri 10:48 AM2951 km1834 miles1593 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 11:48 AM3056 km1899 miles1650 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 10:48 AM3097 km1924 miles1672 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandFri 10:48 AM3146 km1955 miles1699 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 10:48 AM3414 km2122 miles1844 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaFri 11:48 AM3548 km2205 miles1916 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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