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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 11:28:00 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 11:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 30' North, Longitude: 21° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.37 meters/second, 1596.1 km/hour, 991.8 miles/hour or 861.8 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 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.6"991.66 miwest0° 09' 37.8"11.03 minorth991.48 mi
24 hours11° 12' 46.2"765.01 mieast3° 35' 55.4"247.36 minorth799.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaTue 10:28 AM633 km394 miles342 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ZiguinchorTue 11:28 AM679 km422 miles366 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaTue 11:28 AM696 km432 miles376 nmNortheast NE
BanjulTue 11:28 AM706 km438 miles381 nmNortheast NE
BissauTue 11:28 AM713 km443 miles385 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarTue 11:28 AM734 km456 miles396 nmNortheast NE
ThièsTue 11:28 AM780 km485 miles421 nmNortheast NE
FarafenniTue 11:28 AM800 km497 miles432 nmNortheast NE
BafatáTue 11:28 AM820 km509 miles443 nmEast-northeast ENE
BokéTue 11:28 AM822 km511 miles444 nmEast-northeast ENE
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