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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 Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 11:22:00 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: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:27 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 08' South, Longitude: 151° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.35 meters/second, 1502.4 km/hour, 933.6 miles/hour or 811.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.56 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 22' 08.5"933.30 miwest0° 01' 04.3"1.23 minorth933.35 mi
24 hours14° 59' 23.1"973.58 mieast1° 06' 43.4"76.49 minorth979.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 1:22 AM351 km218 miles189 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSun 1:22 AM873 km542 miles471 nmWest W
AlofiSun 12:22 AM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 3:22 AM2262 km1406 miles1222 nmEast-southeast ESE
ApiaMon 12:22 AM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoMon 12:22 AM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 12:22 AM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 1:22 AM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaSun 11:22 PM3170 km1970 miles1711 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 11:22 PM3404 km2115 miles1838 nmWest-northwest WNW

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