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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 = Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 4:00:00 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: 32%

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 Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 52' South, Longitude: 53° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.28 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.67 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"1000.46 miWest0° 11' 11.4"12.81 miNorth1000.68 mi
24 hours11° 26' 34.6"788.67 miEast4° 30' 31.4"309.79 miNorth849.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 8:00 AM260 km162 miles141 nmEast E
MogadishuSat 7:00 AM1155 km718 miles623 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniSat 7:00 AM1322 km821 miles714 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSat 7:00 AM1547 km961 miles835 nmWest W
AntananarivoSat 7:00 AM1668 km1036 miles900 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisSat 8:00 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisSat 8:00 AM1789 km1111 miles966 nmSouth S
NairobiSat 7:00 AM1855 km1152 miles1001 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaSat 7:00 AM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmWest W
DjiboutiSat 7:00 AM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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