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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 11:48:00 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 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 29' North, Longitude: 37° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.50 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.0"1000.93 miwest0° 10' 37.1"12.16 minorth1000.85 mi
24 hours11° 07' 40.9"766.23 mieast4° 04' 07.7"279.61 minorth812.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaMon 8:48 AM1026 km638 miles554 nmSouth S
BelémMon 8:48 AM1430 km889 miles772 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeMon 8:48 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CayenneMon 8:48 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmWest W
PraiaMon 10:48 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmNortheast NE
ParamariboMon 8:48 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 8:48 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmSouth S
GeorgetownMon 7:48 AM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmWest W
DakarMon 11:48 AM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulMon 11:48 AM2471 km1536 miles1334 nmEast-northeast ENE
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