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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: 64%

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 Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 22' South, Longitude: 2° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.47 meters/second, 1542.5 km/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 832.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.97 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 26' 17.7"958.33 miwest0° 07' 23.8"8.48 minorth958.67 mi
24 hours13° 07' 37.4"871.33 mieast3° 21' 25.4"230.82 minorth908.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 5:14 AM354 km220 miles191 nmWest W
LuandaWed 6:14 AM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméWed 5:14 AM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WindhoekWed 6:14 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleWed 6:14 AM2268 km1410 miles1225 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaWed 6:14 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleWed 6:14 AM2355 km1463 miles1272 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanWed 5:14 AM2405 km1495 miles1299 nmNorth N
AccraWed 5:14 AM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmNorth N
LomeWed 5:14 AM2521 km1567 miles1361 nmNorth N
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