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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 Monday, May 27, 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: 92%

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 Monday, May 27, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 00' South, Longitude: 138° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.73 meters/second, 1514.6 km/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.69 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 07.8"940.90 miwest0° 04' 35.1"5.26 minorth941.13 mi
24 hours14° 25' 24.4"943.38 mieast2° 24' 52.6"166.06 minorth964.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsMon 2:32 AM614 km381 miles331 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownMon 3:32 AM1128 km701 miles609 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 1:32 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 1:32 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmWest W
KiritimatiTue 1:32 AM3066 km1905 miles1656 nmNorthwest NW
Easter IslandMon 5:32 AM3150 km1957 miles1701 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiMon 12:32 AM3262 km2027 miles1761 nmWest W
ApiaTue 12:32 AM3553 km2208 miles1919 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 12:32 AM3643 km2264 miles1967 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 12:32 AM3798 km2360 miles2051 nmWest W

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