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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 Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 00:18:00 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: 1%

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 Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 00:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' North, Longitude: 173° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.16 meters/second, 1527.0 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.4"948.52 miwest0° 03' 20.7"3.84 minorth948.37 mi
24 hours11° 40' 44.5"763.32 mieast0° 54' 41.0"62.69 minorth763.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayFri 1:18 PM1068 km664 miles577 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluFri 2:18 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmEast E
Wake IslandSat 12:18 PM2053 km1276 miles1108 nmWest W
MajuroSat 12:18 PM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 12:18 PM2116 km1315 miles1142 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 12:18 PM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 2:18 PM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSat 12:18 PM3028 km1881 miles1635 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 12:18 PM3153 km1959 miles1703 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 1:18 PM3166 km1967 miles1709 nmSouth S
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