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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 19:08:00 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 phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 31, 2013 at 19:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 09' South, Longitude: 163° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.19 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 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' 55.3"1002.52 miwest0° 11' 26.0"13.09 minorth1002.69 mi
24 hours11° 26' 26.6"790.17 mieast4° 32' 56.2"312.55 minorth850.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 7:08 AM453 km281 miles244 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSat 6:08 AM813 km505 miles439 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoSat 6:08 AM944 km587 miles510 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaSat 5:08 AM974 km605 miles526 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 7:08 AM1143 km710 miles617 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSat 6:08 AM1277 km794 miles690 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSat 7:08 AM1406 km874 miles759 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSat 6:08 AM1686 km1048 miles911 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 7:08 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySat 5:08 AM1964 km1220 miles1060 nmWest-southwest WSW
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