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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 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: 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 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 34' South, Longitude: 165° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.95 meters/second, 1612.6 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.9"1001.98 miwest0° 11' 25.6"13.09 minorth1002.16 mi
24 hours11° 28' 27.1"792.15 mieast4° 33' 19.3"312.99 minorth852.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSat 6:00 AM608 km378 miles328 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 6:00 AM922 km573 miles498 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 7:00 AM1066 km662 miles575 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandFri 5:00 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmWest-northwest WNW
ApiaSat 6:00 AM1343 km835 miles725 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiFri 6:00 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 5:00 AM1805 km1121 miles974 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 7:00 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSat 6:00 AM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteFri 7:00 AM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmSoutheast SE

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