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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 16:00:00 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 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 15' South, Longitude: 162° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.41 meters/second, 1596.3 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.3"991.79 miwest0° 10' 59.8"12.59 minorth992.09 mi
24 hours11° 59' 07.0"820.47 mieast4° 30' 03.9"309.30 minorth880.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 5:00 AM945 km587 miles510 nmWest W
RawakiFri 5:00 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmWest-northwest WNW
ApiaFri 5:00 AM1166 km724 miles629 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 6:00 AM1269 km788 miles685 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiThu 5:00 AM1425 km886 miles770 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaThu 6:00 AM1470 km914 miles794 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 6:00 AM1756 km1091 miles948 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 4:00 AM1790 km1112 miles967 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 5:00 AM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 4:00 AM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmWest W

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