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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 04:10:00 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 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 12' South, Longitude: 38° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.50 meters/second, 1593.0 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.50 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 29' 42.1"989.74 miwest0° 10' 33.3"12.09 minorth990.05 mi
24 hours11° 51' 42.9"809.96 mieast4° 21' 50.3"299.89 minorth867.63 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 7:10 AM269 km167 miles145 nmNorth N
Zanzibar CityFri 7:10 AM339 km210 miles183 nmNorth N
DodomaFri 7:10 AM479 km297 miles258 nmNorthwest NW
KarongaFri 6:10 AM545 km338 miles294 nmWest W
MoroniFri 7:10 AM557 km346 miles301 nmEast-southeast ESE
MombasaFri 7:10 AM577 km359 miles312 nmNorth N
MzuzuFri 6:10 AM584 km363 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbeyaFri 7:10 AM593 km368 miles320 nmWest W
FomboniFri 7:10 AM635 km395 miles343 nmEast-southeast ESE
NampulaFri 6:10 AM655 km407 miles354 nmSouth S
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