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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, May 1, 2013 at 04:26:00 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: 64%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 04:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 28' South, Longitude: 9° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.22 meters/second, 1541.6 km/hour, 957.9 miles/hour or 832.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 14.0"957.70 miwest0° 07' 19.1"8.39 minorth958.04 mi
24 hours13° 09' 07.6"872.49 mieast3° 19' 48.3"228.95 minorth908.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoWed 5:26 AM474 km294 miles256 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboWed 5:26 AM798 km496 miles431 nmEast-northeast ENE
Walvis BayWed 5:26 AM897 km557 miles484 nmSoutheast SE
MenongueWed 5:26 AM915 km568 miles494 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaWed 5:26 AM943 km586 miles509 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WindhoekWed 5:26 AM1054 km655 miles569 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaWed 5:26 AM1492 km927 miles806 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleWed 5:26 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownWed 4:26 AM1615 km1003 miles872 nmWest W
LibrevilleWed 5:26 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmNorth N

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