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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 11:32:00 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 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' South, Longitude: 153° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.36 meters/second, 1502.5 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' 08.8"933.32 miwest0° 01' 05.8"1.26 minorth933.37 mi
24 hours14° 59' 13.4"973.43 mieast1° 07' 18.4"77.16 minorth979.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 1:32 AM537 km334 miles290 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSun 1:32 AM627 km390 miles339 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 12:32 AM1687 km1048 miles911 nmWest W
ApiaMon 12:32 AM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoMon 12:32 AM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 12:32 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 1:32 AM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmNorth N
AdamstownSun 3:32 AM2501 km1554 miles1351 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSun 11:32 PM2919 km1814 miles1576 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 11:32 PM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmWest-northwest WNW

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