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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 Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 06:18:00 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: 31%

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 06:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 27' South, Longitude: 19° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.60 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.6"1001.18 miwest0° 11' 13.2"12.85 minorth1001.39 mi
24 hours11° 24' 43.2"787.01 mieast4° 30' 40.3"309.96 minorth847.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TshikapaSat 8:18 AM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LucapaSat 7:18 AM454 km282 miles245 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mbuji-MayiSat 8:18 AM466 km289 miles252 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaSat 7:18 AM491 km305 miles265 nmWest W
BrazzavilleSat 7:18 AM494 km307 miles267 nmWest W
MbandakaSat 7:18 AM524 km326 miles283 nmNorth-northwest NNW
UígeSat 7:18 AM624 km388 miles337 nmSouthwest SW
MalanjeSat 7:18 AM677 km421 miles366 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FrancevilleSat 7:18 AM751 km466 miles405 nmWest-northwest WNW
DolisieSat 7:18 AM783 km487 miles423 nmWest W
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