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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 18:48:00 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: 50%

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 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 13' South, Longitude: 168° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.16 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.2"1002.43 miwest0° 11' 25.9"13.09 minorth1002.61 mi
24 hours348° 33' 14.8"790.47 miwest4° 33' 00.2"312.63 minorth850.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 6:48 AM353 km219 miles191 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaSat 6:48 AM707 km439 miles382 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSat 5:48 AM1180 km733 miles637 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSat 6:48 AM1182 km734 miles638 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 6:48 AM1310 km814 miles707 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 5:48 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 5:48 AM1615 km1004 miles872 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandFri 6:48 AM1699 km1056 miles918 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSat 6:48 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSat 7:48 AM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmEast-southeast ESE
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