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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 05:14:00 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: 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 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 01' South, Longitude: 23° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.76 meters/second, 1594.0 km/hour, 990.4 miles/hour or 860.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.51 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.9"990.33 miwest0° 10' 35.7"12.14 minorth990.64 mi
24 hours11° 50' 21.8"808.85 mieast4° 22' 31.0"300.66 minorth866.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LucapaFri 6:14 AM297 km185 miles161 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mbuji-MayiFri 7:14 AM321 km200 miles173 nmNorth N
TshikapaFri 7:14 AM405 km251 miles219 nmNorthwest NW
LuenaFri 6:14 AM487 km303 miles263 nmSouthwest SW
LubumbashiFri 7:14 AM536 km333 miles290 nmEast-southeast ESE
KitweFri 7:14 AM675 km419 miles364 nmSoutheast SE
MonguFri 7:14 AM693 km430 miles374 nmSouth S
MalanjeFri 6:14 AM775 km482 miles418 nmWest W
KabweFri 7:14 AM816 km507 miles441 nmSoutheast SE
KasamaFri 7:14 AM869 km540 miles469 nmEast E

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