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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: 75%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:58 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' South, Longitude: 7° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.80 meters/second, 1518.5 km/hour, 943.5 miles/hour or 819.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.73 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 24' 32.4"943.29 miwest0° 04' 40.2"5.35 minorth943.52 mi
24 hours13° 52' 03.5"907.87 mieast2° 24' 04.1"165.13 minorth928.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 4:36 AM359 km223 miles194 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaTue 5:36 AM2464 km1531 miles1331 nmEast-northeast ENE
WindhoekTue 5:36 AM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméTue 4:36 AM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanTue 4:36 AM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmNorth N
LibrevilleTue 5:36 AM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmNortheast NE
AccraTue 4:36 AM2804 km1743 miles1514 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaTue 4:36 AM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroTue 4:36 AM2847 km1769 miles1537 nmNorth N
LomeTue 4:36 AM2912 km1810 miles1572 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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