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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: 32%

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 Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 52' South, Longitude: 52° 51' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.7"1000.47 miwest0° 11' 11.4"12.82 minorth1000.69 mi
24 hours11° 26' 33.7"788.65 mieast4° 30' 31.5"309.79 minorth849.01 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 AM290 km180 miles157 nmEast E
MogadishuSat 7:00 AM1132 km703 miles611 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniSat 7:00 AM1298 km806 miles701 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSat 7:00 AM1517 km943 miles819 nmWest W
AntananarivoSat 7:00 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisSat 8:00 AM1766 km1097 miles953 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisSat 8:00 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmSouth S
NairobiSat 7:00 AM1825 km1134 miles986 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaSat 7:00 AM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmWest W
DjiboutiSat 7:00 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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