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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%
Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, May 20, 2012 at 11:47 PM
This phaseFirst QuarterMonday, May 28, 2012 at 8:16 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 28, 2012 at 20:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 42' North
Longitude: 33° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.09 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.2"1002.29 miwest0° 12' 15.5"14.04 misouth1002.50 mi
24 hours11° 40' 32.7"806.00 mieast5° 01' 06.0"344.83 misouth877.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaMon 6:16 PM848 km527 miles458 nmSouth S
FortalezaMon 5:16 PM1001 km622 miles541 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeMon 5:16 PM1314 km816 miles709 nmSouth S
PraiaMon 7:16 PM1652 km1027 miles892 nmNortheast NE
BelémMon 5:16 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorMon 5:16 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneMon 5:16 PM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmWest W
DakarMon 8:16 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmNortheast NE
BanjulMon 8:16 PM2147 km1334 miles1160 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauMon 8:16 PM2168 km1347 miles1170 nmEast-northeast ENE
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