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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 Monday, May 6, 2013 at 11:38:00 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: 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 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 27' North, Longitude: 35° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.52 meters/second, 1611.1 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 869.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.0"1000.98 miwest0° 10' 37.4"12.17 minorth1000.90 mi
24 hours11° 07' 40.1"766.25 mieast4° 04' 17.8"279.80 minorth812.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaMon 8:38 AM1085 km674 miles586 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 8:38 AM1499 km931 miles809 nmSouth S
PraiaMon 10:38 AM1653 km1027 miles892 nmNortheast NE
BelémMon 8:38 AM1662 km1033 miles898 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 8:38 AM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 8:38 AM2069 km1285 miles1117 nmSouth S
DakarMon 11:38 AM2196 km1365 miles1186 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboMon 8:38 AM2212 km1375 miles1195 nmWest W
BanjulMon 11:38 AM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauMon 11:38 AM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmEast-northeast ENE

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