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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 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 01' South, Longitude: 10° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.99 meters/second, 1569.6 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 28' 07.9"975.13 miwest0° 09' 20.7"10.71 minorth975.50 mi
24 hours12° 25' 23.0"837.29 mieast4° 00' 02.1"274.98 minorth887.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoThu 6:14 AM346 km215 miles187 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboThu 6:14 AM520 km323 miles281 nmEast E
LuandaThu 6:14 AM525 km326 miles284 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeThu 6:14 AM703 km437 miles379 nmEast-northeast ENE
UígeThu 6:14 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNortheast NE
MenongueThu 6:14 AM752 km467 miles406 nmEast-southeast ESE
CabindaThu 6:14 AM836 km520 miles452 nmNorth N
Pointe-NoireThu 6:14 AM916 km569 miles495 nmNorth N
LuenaThu 6:14 AM984 km611 miles531 nmEast E
DolisieThu 6:14 AM993 km617 miles536 nmNorth N
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