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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 Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 22:48:00 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: 7%

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 Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 37' North, Longitude: 166° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.53 meters/second, 1549.9 km/hour, 963.1 miles/hour or 836.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.05 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.4"962.82 miwest0° 06' 03.8"6.95 minorth962.59 mi
24 hours11° 28' 15.4"760.42 mieast2° 02' 50.4"140.80 minorth769.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 10:48 AM295 km183 miles159 nmNorth N
MajuroThu 10:48 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 9:48 AM1414 km879 miles764 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 10:48 AM1821 km1131 miles983 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 10:48 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmSouth S
MidwayWed 11:48 AM2084 km1295 miles1126 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaThu 8:48 AM2377 km1477 miles1283 nmWest W
Baker IslandWed 10:48 AM2595 km1613 miles1401 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraThu 9:48 AM2973 km1848 miles1605 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 10:48 AM3106 km1930 miles1677 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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