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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 04:44:00 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 phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:36 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:27 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 04:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 28' North, Longitude: 159° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.06 meters/second, 1605.8 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 48.0"997.69 miwest0° 10' 01.5"11.48 misouth997.95 mi
24 hours10° 56' 44.2"750.73 mieast4° 11' 16.2"287.76 misouth806.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 6:44 PM651 km405 miles352 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluFri 6:44 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmNorth N
Baker IslandFri 4:44 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 5:44 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaSat 5:44 PM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteFri 6:44 PM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 4:44 PM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayFri 5:44 PM2991 km1859 miles1615 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSat 4:44 PM3160 km1964 miles1706 nmWest W
AlofiFri 5:44 PM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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