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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 04:36:00 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 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 27' South, Longitude: 6° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.27 meters/second, 1541.8 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.97 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 14.8"957.81 miwest0° 07' 20.0"8.41 minorth958.15 mi
24 hours13° 08' 49.2"872.24 mieast3° 20' 08.0"229.33 minorth908.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoWed 5:36 AM720 km447 miles389 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaWed 5:36 AM1083 km673 miles585 nmNortheast NE
WindhoekWed 5:36 AM1260 km783 miles680 nmSoutheast SE
JamestownWed 4:36 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmWest W
KinshasaWed 5:36 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleWed 5:36 AM1626 km1010 miles878 nmNortheast NE
São ToméWed 4:36 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth N
LibrevilleWed 5:36 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmNorth N
GaboroneWed 6:36 AM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboWed 5:36 AM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmNorth N

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