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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 7:58 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 05:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 02' South, Longitude: 13° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.94 meters/second, 1569.4 km/hour, 975.2 miles/hour or 847.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 28' 07.3"975.03 miwest0° 09' 20.2"10.70 minorth975.39 mi
24 hours12° 25' 37.7"837.48 mieast3° 59' 51.0"274.76 minorth887.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoThu 6:04 AM212 km132 miles115 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HuamboThu 6:04 AM288 km179 miles155 nmEast E
LuandaThu 6:04 AM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth N
MalanjeThu 6:04 AM525 km326 miles283 nmNortheast NE
MenongueThu 6:04 AM529 km329 miles286 nmEast-southeast ESE
UígeThu 6:04 AM638 km396 miles344 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuenaThu 6:04 AM754 km469 miles407 nmEast E
CabindaThu 6:04 AM834 km518 miles450 nmNorth N
RunduThu 6:04 AM896 km557 miles484 nmSoutheast SE
Pointe-NoireThu 6:04 AM923 km574 miles498 nmNorth N

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