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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 17:14:00 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 17:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 02' South, Longitude: 179° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.70 meters/second, 1597.3 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 29' 22.6"992.44 miwest0° 11' 02.0"12.64 minorth992.75 mi
24 hours348° 02' 42.0"818.85 miwest4° 30' 35.2"309.89 minorth878.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 5:14 AM58 km36 miles31 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LabasaFri 5:14 AM929 km578 miles502 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 5:14 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoFri 6:14 AM1040 km646 miles561 nmEast E
SuvaFri 5:14 AM1123 km698 miles606 nmSouth S
ApiaFri 6:14 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 5:14 AM1264 km785 miles683 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 6:14 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaFri 4:14 AM1612 km1002 miles871 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 5:14 AM1615 km1004 miles872 nmWest-northwest WNW
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