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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 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 59' South, Longitude: 8° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.05 meters/second, 1569.8 km/hour, 975.4 miles/hour or 847.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.26 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 28' 08.8"975.26 miwest0° 09' 21.6"10.72 minorth975.63 mi
24 hours12° 25' 04.9"837.04 mieast4° 00' 16.2"275.24 minorth886.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoThu 6:24 AM603 km375 miles326 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaThu 6:24 AM711 km442 miles384 nmNortheast NE
HuamboThu 6:24 AM810 km503 miles437 nmEast E
CabindaThu 6:24 AM928 km576 miles501 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UígeThu 6:24 AM952 km592 miles514 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeThu 6:24 AM960 km596 miles518 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pointe-NoireThu 6:24 AM990 km615 miles535 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 6:24 AM1232 km765 miles665 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 6:24 AM1235 km767 miles667 nmNortheast NE
WindhoekThu 6:24 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmSoutheast SE

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