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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: 53%

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 Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 07' South, Longitude: 20° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.79 meters/second, 1568.9 km/hour, 974.8 miles/hour or 847.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 28' 05.0"974.69 miwest0° 09' 18.2"10.66 minorth975.06 mi
24 hours12° 26' 25.7"838.13 mieast3° 59' 13.9"274.05 minorth887.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuenaThu 5:36 AM149 km93 miles81 nmNorth N
MenongueThu 5:36 AM312 km194 miles169 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonguThu 6:36 AM404 km251 miles218 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboThu 5:36 AM477 km296 miles258 nmWest W
LucapaThu 5:36 AM524 km326 miles283 nmNorth N
RunduThu 5:36 AM532 km331 miles287 nmSouth S
MalanjeThu 5:36 AM571 km355 miles308 nmNorthwest NW
LubangoThu 5:36 AM743 km462 miles401 nmWest-southwest WSW
LubumbashiThu 6:36 AM817 km508 miles441 nmEast E
UígeThu 5:36 AM823 km511 miles444 nmNorthwest NW
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