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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 Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 15:50:00 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: 62%

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 Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 15:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 17' South, Longitude: 160° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.37 meters/second, 1596.1 km/hour, 991.8 miles/hour or 861.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 29' 16.6"991.70 miwest0° 10' 59.4"12.59 minorth992.00 mi
24 hours11° 59' 21.9"820.69 mieast4° 29' 59.5"309.21 minorth880.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 5:50 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoFri 4:50 AM1208 km751 miles652 nmWest W
ApiaFri 4:50 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 5:50 AM1434 km891 miles774 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 5:50 AM1549 km963 miles837 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiThu 4:50 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 3:50 AM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 4:50 AM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 3:50 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmWest W
SuvaFri 3:50 AM2547 km1582 miles1375 nmWest-southwest WSW

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