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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 23:38:00 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 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 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 18' North, Longitude: 175° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.81 meters/second, 1543.7 km/hour, 959.2 miles/hour or 833.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.99 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.6"958.96 miwest0° 05' 31.1"6.32 minorth958.74 mi
24 hours11° 35' 56.9"766.16 mieast1° 48' 31.0"124.39 minorth772.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayThu 12:38 PM1221 km758 miles659 nmNorth N
MajuroFri 11:38 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 11:38 AM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmWest W
Baker IslandThu 11:38 AM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmSouth S
HonoluluThu 1:38 PM1930 km1200 miles1042 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaFri 11:38 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 1:38 PM2640 km1640 miles1425 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 11:38 AM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 11:38 AM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 12:38 PM2990 km1858 miles1615 nmSouth S

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