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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 18, 2013 at 03:34:00 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: 50%

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 18, 2013 at 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 39' North, Longitude: 142° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.86 meters/second, 1605.1 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 48.6"997.25 miwest0° 09' 58.6"11.43 misouth997.51 mi
24 hours10° 56' 16.2"749.86 mieast4° 10' 14.7"286.59 misouth805.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 5:34 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 5:34 PM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteFri 5:34 PM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaFri 5:34 PM3729 km2317 miles2014 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 4:34 PM3731 km2318 miles2015 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Fri 8:34 PM3817 km2372 miles2061 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownFri 7:34 PM3850 km2392 miles2079 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Francisco *Fri 8:34 PM3884 km2414 miles2097 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandFri 3:34 PM3894 km2420 miles2103 nmWest W
HermosilloFri 8:34 PM4038 km2509 miles2180 nmNortheast NE

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