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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- 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: . 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 61%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:25 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Friday, May 31, 2013 at 6:59 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 18:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 29.5"||16.56 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 29.9"||993.36 mi||west||0° 11' 05.1"||12.70 mi||north||993.65 mi|
|24 hours||11° 54' 46.2"||816.60 mi||east||4° 31' 15.5"||310.66 mi||north||876.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Arawa||Fri 4:58 AM||236 km||147 miles||127 nm||NE|
|Buka||Fri 4:58 AM||261 km||162 miles||141 nm||NNE|
|Gizo||Fri 5:58 AM||314 km||195 miles||169 nm||E|
|Honiara||Fri 5:58 AM||680 km||422 miles||367 nm||ESE|
|Port Moresby||Fri 4:58 AM||777 km||483 miles||420 nm||WSW|
|Lae||Fri 4:58 AM||785 km||488 miles||424 nm||W|
|Cairns||Fri 4:58 AM||1358 km||844 miles||733 nm||SW|
|Jayapura||Fri 3:58 AM||1583 km||984 miles||855 nm||WNW|
|Yaren||Fri 6:58 AM||1635 km||1016 miles||883 nm||ENE|
|Palikir||Fri 5:58 AM||1681 km||1045 miles||908 nm||NNE|
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