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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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 10:48:00 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: 6%

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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 23' North, Longitude: 11° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.51 meters/second, 1596.6 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.53 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.8"991.97 miwest0° 09' 39.9"11.07 minorth991.80 mi
24 hours11° 12' 33.4"765.01 mieast3° 36' 50.5"248.41 minorth800.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MakeniTue 10:48 AM56 km35 miles30 nmSouth S
KindiaTue 10:48 AM123 km76 miles66 nmNorthwest NW
KoiduTue 10:48 AM136 km84 miles73 nmSoutheast SE
BoTue 10:48 AM160 km99 miles86 nmSouth S
FreetownTue 10:48 AM172 km107 miles93 nmSouthwest SW
KenemaTue 10:48 AM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ConakryTue 10:48 AM193 km120 miles104 nmWest W
BokéTue 10:48 AM307 km191 miles166 nmNorthwest NW
KakataTue 10:48 AM362 km225 miles195 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MonroviaTue 10:48 AM362 km225 miles196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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