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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 23:58:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 23:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 20' ||North|
|Longitude: ||179° 09' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.73 meters/second, 1543.4 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 31.1"||15.98 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.11 mi||north||15.99 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 09.1"||958.85 mi||west||0° 05' 29.3"||6.29 mi||north||958.63 mi|
|24 hours||348° 23' 56.7"||766.19 mi||west||1° 47' 46.3"||123.55 mi||north||772.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Midway||Thu 12:58 PM||1257 km||781 miles||679 nm|| NNE|
|Wake Island||Fri 11:58 AM||1339 km||832 miles||723 nm|| WNW|
|Majuro||Fri 11:58 AM||1419 km||882 miles||766 nm|| SW|
|Tarawa||Fri 11:58 AM||1884 km||1171 miles||1017 nm|| SSW|
|Baker Island||Thu 11:58 AM||1955 km||1215 miles||1055 nm|| SSE|
|Yaren||Fri 11:58 AM||2388 km||1484 miles||1289 nm|| SW|
|Honolulu||Thu 1:58 PM||2454 km||1525 miles||1325 nm|| ENE|
|Palikir||Fri 10:58 AM||2554 km||1587 miles||1379 nm|| WSW|
|Funafuti||Fri 11:58 AM||2858 km||1776 miles||1543 nm|| S|
|Kiritimati||Fri 1:58 PM||3089 km||1920 miles||1668 nm|| ESE|
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