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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, May 3, 2013 at 5:00:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 04' South, Longitude: 26° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.71 meters/second, 1593.7 km/hour, 990.3 miles/hour or 860.6 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 miNorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.1"990.20 miWest0° 10' 35.1"12.13 miNorth990.52 mi
24 hours11° 50' 39.5"809.09 miEast4° 22' 22.4"300.50 miNorth866.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiFri 7:00 AM299 km186 miles161 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KitweFri 7:00 AM444 km276 miles240 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mbuji-MayiFri 7:00 AM478 km297 miles258 nmNorthwest NW
NdolaFri 7:00 AM479 km298 miles259 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KasamaFri 7:00 AM504 km313 miles272 nmEast-southeast ESE
KabweFri 7:00 AM624 km388 miles337 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LucapaFri 6:00 AM666 km414 miles360 nmWest W
RutanaFri 7:00 AM671 km417 miles362 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BujumburaFri 7:00 AM693 km430 miles374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GitegaFri 7:00 AM714 km444 miles386 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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