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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 39%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 3, 2013 at 11:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 59' South, Longitude: 61° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.14 meters/second, 1598.9 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 06.7"993.41 miwest0° 10' 48.0"12.37 minorth993.71 mi
24 hours11° 43' 19.1"803.00 mieast4° 25' 44.8"304.35 minorth862.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManicoréFri 7:04 AM240 km149 miles130 nmNorth N
Porto VelhoFri 7:04 AM281 km175 miles152 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausFri 7:04 AM561 km348 miles303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RiberaltaFri 7:04 AM605 km376 miles327 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoFri 7:04 AM733 km455 miles396 nmWest-southwest WSW
CobijaFri 7:04 AM869 km540 miles469 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 7:04 AM931 km579 miles503 nmSouth S
La PazFri 7:04 AM1189 km739 miles642 nmSouthwest SW
SucreFri 7:04 AM1290 km802 miles697 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémFri 8:04 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmEast-northeast ENE

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