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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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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 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 31' North, Longitude: 24° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.34 meters/second, 1596.0 km/hour, 991.7 miles/hour or 861.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.53 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.5"991.58 miwest0° 09' 37.4"11.02 minorth991.40 mi
24 hours11° 12' 49.3"765.02 mieast3° 35' 41.5"247.09 minorth799.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaTue 10:38 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNorth N
MindeloTue 10:38 AM821 km510 miles443 nmNorth N
SerekundaTue 11:38 AM915 km569 miles494 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZiguinchorTue 11:38 AM916 km569 miles495 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarTue 11:38 AM920 km572 miles497 nmNortheast NE
BanjulTue 11:38 AM926 km575 miles500 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 11:38 AM964 km599 miles520 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThièsTue 11:38 AM972 km604 miles525 nmNortheast NE
ConakryTue 11:38 AM1137 km707 miles614 nmEast E
FreetownTue 11:38 AM1197 km744 miles646 nmEast E

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