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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 00:38:00 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 hard 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 00:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' North, Longitude: 178° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.11 meters/second, 1526.8 km/hour, 948.7 miles/hour or 824.4 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' 51.2"948.41 miwest0° 03' 18.8"3.80 minorth948.26 mi
24 hours11° 40' 46.0"763.26 mieast0° 53' 56.4"61.84 minorth763.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayFri 1:38 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmNorth N
Wake IslandSat 12:38 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmWest W
MajuroSat 12:38 PM1723 km1071 miles930 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 12:38 PM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 12:38 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 2:38 PM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmEast E
YarenSat 12:38 PM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSat 11:38 AM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 2:38 PM3010 km1870 miles1625 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSat 12:38 PM3070 km1908 miles1658 nmSouth S
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