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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 00:48:00 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 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 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 24' North, Longitude: 167° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.55 meters/second, 1542.8 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.98 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.4"958.38 miwest0° 05' 25.2"6.21 minorth958.16 mi
24 hours11° 36' 17.6"766.09 mieast1° 46' 03.0"121.56 minorth771.90 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 12:48 PM220 km137 miles119 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroFri 12:48 PM1210 km752 miles653 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirFri 11:48 AM1528 km949 miles825 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 12:48 PM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 1:48 PM1972 km1226 miles1065 nmNortheast NE
YarenFri 12:48 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 10:48 AM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmWest W
Baker IslandThu 12:48 PM2603 km1617 miles1405 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 11:48 AM3076 km1912 miles1661 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 12:48 PM3151 km1958 miles1702 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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