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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 06:14:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 52%

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 06:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 52' South, Longitude: 3° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.30 meters/second, 1570.7 km/hour, 976.0 miles/hour or 848.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.27 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 28' 12.3"975.83 miwest0° 09' 24.7"10.78 minorth976.19 mi
24 hours12° 23' 45.1"835.97 mieast4° 01' 17.1"276.40 minorth886.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 6:14 AM414 km257 miles223 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméThu 6:14 AM1847 km1148 miles997 nmNortheast NE
LuandaThu 7:14 AM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanThu 6:14 AM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 7:14 AM2049 km1273 miles1107 nmNortheast NE
AccraThu 6:14 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmNorth N
LomeThu 6:14 AM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 6:14 AM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmNorth N
Porto NovoThu 7:14 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosThu 7:14 AM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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