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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 Friday, May 3, 2013 at 04:00:00 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: 42%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 3, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 14' South, Longitude: 41° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.46 meters/second, 1592.8 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 29' 41.5"989.64 miwest0° 10' 32.9"12.08 minorth989.96 mi
24 hours11° 51' 55.6"810.14 mieast4° 21' 43.8"299.76 minorth867.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Dar es SalaamFri 7:00 AM344 km214 miles186 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniFri 7:00 AM349 km217 miles189 nmSoutheast SE
Zanzibar CityFri 7:00 AM409 km254 miles221 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniFri 7:00 AM433 km269 miles234 nmSoutheast SE
MutsamuduFri 7:00 AM473 km294 miles255 nmSoutheast SE
MamoutzouFri 7:00 AM586 km364 miles316 nmSoutheast SE
MombasaFri 7:00 AM599 km372 miles323 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaFri 6:00 AM686 km426 miles370 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DodomaFri 7:00 AM696 km432 miles376 nmWest-northwest WNW
MbeyaFri 7:00 AM858 km533 miles463 nmWest W

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