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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 18:58:00 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: 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 18:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 11' South, Longitude: 166° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.18 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"1002.48 miwest0° 11' 25.9"13.09 minorth1002.65 mi
24 hours11° 26' 35.9"790.32 mieast4° 32' 58.3"312.59 minorth850.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 6:58 AM304 km189 miles164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaSat 6:58 AM911 km566 miles492 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSat 5:58 AM977 km607 miles528 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSat 6:58 AM1271 km789 miles686 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirSat 5:58 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 6:58 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 5:58 AM1625 km1010 miles878 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 6:58 AM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmEast E
SuvaSat 6:58 AM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySat 4:58 AM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmWest-southwest WSW

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