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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:44:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 PM2291 km1423 miles1237 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaSat 5:44 PM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteFri 6:44 PM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 4:44 PM2982 km1853 miles1610 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayFri 5:44 PM2991 km1859 miles1615 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaSat 4:44 PM3160 km1964 miles1706 nmWest W
AlofiFri 5:44 PM3162 km1965 miles1707 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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