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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 18:58:00 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: 61%

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 18:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 43' South, Longitude: 154° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.11 meters/second, 1598.8 km/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.56 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 29' 29.7"993.35 miwest0° 11' 05.0"12.69 minorth993.64 mi
24 hours11° 54' 47.8"816.62 mieast4° 31' 15.2"310.65 minorth876.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaFri 4:58 AM216 km134 miles116 nmNortheast NE
BukaFri 4:58 AM255 km159 miles138 nmNorth N
GizoFri 5:58 AM284 km176 miles153 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 5:58 AM651 km405 miles352 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyFri 4:58 AM806 km501 miles435 nmWest-southwest WSW
LaeFri 4:58 AM815 km506 miles440 nmWest W
CairnsFri 4:58 AM1377 km856 miles743 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 6:58 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraFri 3:58 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirFri 5:58 AM1673 km1040 miles904 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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