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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 3:00:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 86%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, April 28, 2010 at 12:20 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 6, 2010 at 4:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 55' South, Longitude: 1° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 405.70 meters/second, 1460.5 km/hour, 907.5 miles/hour or 788.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"15.13 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 miNorth15.13 mi
1 hour14° 27' 29.4"907.12 miWest0° 01' 51.6"2.13 miNorth907.23 mi
24 hours12° 42' 51.8"797.80 miEast1° 20' 00.7"91.78 miNorth807.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 3:00 AM1217 km756 miles657 nmNorthwest NW
WindhoekSun 4:00 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmEast E
Cape TownSun 5:00 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaSun 4:00 AM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmNortheast NE
GaboroneSun 5:00 AM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmEast E
MaseruSun 5:00 AM2664 km1656 miles1439 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgSun 5:00 AM2716 km1688 miles1467 nmEast E
PretoriaSun 5:00 AM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmEast E
KinshasaSun 4:00 AM2745 km1706 miles1482 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 4:00 AM2749 km1708 miles1484 nmNortheast NE

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