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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 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: 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 04:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 29' North, Longitude: 156° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.03 meters/second, 1605.7 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 48.0"997.63 miwest0° 10' 01.2"11.48 misouth997.88 mi
24 hours10° 56' 40.1"750.60 mieast4° 11' 07.5"287.60 misouth806.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 6:34 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth S
HonoluluFri 6:34 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmNorth N
Baker IslandFri 4:34 PM2336 km1451 miles1261 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 5:34 PM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 6:34 PM2878 km1788 miles1554 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ApiaSat 5:34 PM2885 km1793 miles1558 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayFri 5:34 PM3158 km1962 miles1705 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaFri 6:34 PM3195 km1985 miles1725 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 4:34 PM3202 km1990 miles1729 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 5:34 PM3273 km2034 miles1767 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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