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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 17, 2013 at 04:34:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 40%

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 17, 2013 at 04:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 16' North, Longitude: 167° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.24 meters/second, 1588.5 km/hour, 987.0 miles/hour or 857.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.45 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 32' 48.7"986.87 miwest0° 08' 49.8"10.12 misouth987.17 mi
24 hours10° 51' 53.2"737.11 mieast3° 46' 13.0"259.12 misouth785.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 6:34 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiFri 6:34 PM1538 km956 miles830 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 4:34 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 5:34 PM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoFri 5:34 PM2316 km1439 miles1251 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 4:34 PM2373 km1475 miles1281 nmWest W
TarawaFri 4:34 PM2405 km1494 miles1298 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 4:34 PM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaFri 5:34 PM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 4:34 PM2901 km1803 miles1567 nmWest-northwest WNW

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