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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 Friday, May 10, 2013 at 00:38:00 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 phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 00:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 23' North, Longitude: 169° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.59 meters/second, 1542.9 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.98 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.5"958.46 miwest0° 05' 26.0"6.23 minorth958.25 mi
24 hours348° 23' 45.1"766.10 miwest1° 46' 24.2"121.97 minorth771.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 12:38 PM388 km241 miles210 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroFri 12:38 PM1144 km711 miles617 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 11:38 AM1710 km1062 miles923 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 1:38 PM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 12:38 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 12:38 PM2006 km1247 miles1083 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 12:38 PM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 10:38 AM2714 km1687 miles1466 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 12:38 PM3049 km1894 miles1646 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraFri 11:38 AM3155 km1961 miles1704 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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