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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 = Monday, May 6, 2013 at 10:48:00 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: 12%

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 Monday, May 6, 2013 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 18' North, Longitude: 23° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.63 meters/second, 1611.5 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' 32.2"16.69 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miNorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.9"1001.22 miWest0° 10' 39.0"12.20 miNorth1001.14 mi
24 hours11° 07' 36.0"766.36 miEast4° 05' 06.9"280.74 miNorth813.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 9:48 AM1065 km662 miles575 nmNorth N
BissauMon 10:48 AM1099 km683 miles593 nmNortheast NE
ConakryMon 10:48 AM1134 km705 miles612 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownMon 10:48 AM1144 km711 miles618 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulMon 10:48 AM1150 km715 miles621 nmNortheast NE
DakarMon 10:48 AM1207 km750 miles652 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaMon 10:48 AM1364 km848 miles737 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 10:48 AM1612 km1001 miles870 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BamakoMon 10:48 AM1846 km1147 miles997 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeMon 7:48 AM1975 km1228 miles1067 nmSouthwest SW

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