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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, May 31, 2013 at 19:58:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Friday, May 31, 2013 at 6:59 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:57 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, May 31, 2013 at 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.28 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.8"||16.71 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 57.6"||1002.78 mi||west||0° 11' 26.0"||13.09 mi||north||1002.96 mi|
|24 hours||11° 25' 40.2"||789.45 mi||east||4° 32' 45.4"||312.37 mi||north||849.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Buka||Sat 5:58 AM||450 km||280 miles||243 nm||SE|
|Arawa||Sat 5:58 AM||582 km||362 miles||314 nm||SE|
|Lae||Sat 5:58 AM||643 km||399 miles||347 nm||SW|
|Gizo||Sat 6:58 AM||824 km||512 miles||445 nm||SE|
|Port Moresby||Sat 5:58 AM||854 km||531 miles||461 nm||SSW|
|Honiara||Sat 6:58 AM||1182 km||734 miles||638 nm||SE|
|Jayapura||Sat 4:58 AM||1193 km||741 miles||644 nm||W|
|Palikir||Sat 6:58 AM||1328 km||825 miles||717 nm||NE|
|Cairns||Sat 5:58 AM||1660 km||1031 miles||896 nm||SSW|
|Yaren||Sat 7:58 AM||1745 km||1084 miles||942 nm||E|
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