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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 19:58:00 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 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 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 60' South, Longitude: 151° 42' East

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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"1002.71 miwest0° 11' 26.0"13.09 minorth1002.88 mi
24 hours11° 25' 41.1"789.41 mieast4° 32' 45.7"312.35 minorth849.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaSat 5:58 AM426 km265 miles230 nmSoutheast SE
ArawaSat 5:58 AM558 km347 miles302 nmSoutheast SE
LaeSat 5:58 AM666 km414 miles360 nmSouthwest SW
GizoSat 6:58 AM802 km499 miles433 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySat 5:58 AM871 km541 miles470 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraSat 6:58 AM1158 km719 miles625 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSat 4:58 AM1223 km760 miles660 nmWest W
PalikirSat 6:58 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsSat 5:58 AM1671 km1038 miles902 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 7:58 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmEast E
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