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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 17:00:00 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 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' South, Longitude: 177° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.65 meters/second, 1597.1 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 29' 21.5"992.32 miwest0° 11' 01.6"12.63 minorth992.63 mi
24 hours11° 57' 38.4"819.16 mieast4° 30' 29.4"309.78 minorth879.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 5:00 AM397 km247 miles214 nmWest W
Mata-UtuFri 5:00 AM589 km366 miles318 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 6:00 AM673 km418 miles363 nmEast-southeast ESE
Salelologa (Savai'i)Fri 6:00 AM830 km516 miles448 nmSoutheast SE
RawakiFri 6:00 AM865 km537 miles467 nmEast-northeast ENE
ApiaFri 6:00 AM871 km541 miles470 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 5:00 AM918 km570 miles496 nmNorth N
Pago PagoThu 6:00 AM987 km613 miles533 nmSoutheast SE
LabasaFri 5:00 AM997 km619 miles538 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaFri 5:00 AM1210 km752 miles653 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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