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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 Friday, May 31, 2013 at 16:10:00 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: 51%

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 Friday, May 31, 2013 at 16:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 43' South, Longitude: 153° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.85 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.3"1001.75 miwest0° 11' 25.4"13.08 minorth1001.94 mi
24 hours11° 29' 15.7"792.94 mieast4° 33' 26.7"313.13 minorth853.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 6:10 AM774 km481 miles418 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteFri 6:10 AM1577 km980 miles851 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 6:10 AM2066 km1284 miles1115 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 5:10 AM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaSat 5:10 AM2331 km1449 miles1259 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 5:10 AM2490 km1547 miles1345 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 4:10 AM2631 km1635 miles1421 nmWest W
HonoluluFri 6:10 AM2817 km1750 miles1521 nmNorth N
NukualofaSat 5:10 AM3067 km1906 miles1656 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 4:10 AM3103 km1928 miles1675 nmWest W

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