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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 11:48:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 33' North, Longitude: 26° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.30 meters/second, 1595.9 km/hour, 991.6 miles/hour or 861.7 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' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.4"991.50 miWest0° 09' 36.9"11.01 miNorth991.32 mi
24 hours11° 12' 52.5"765.02 miEast3° 35' 27.8"246.83 miNorth799.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaTue 10:48 AM677 km421 miles365 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MindeloTue 10:48 AM828 km515 miles447 nmNorth N
DakarTue 11:48 AM1137 km707 miles614 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulTue 11:48 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 11:48 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryTue 11:48 AM1403 km872 miles758 nmEast E
FreetownTue 11:48 AM1462 km909 miles790 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 11:48 AM1477 km918 miles798 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaTue 11:48 AM1766 km1097 miles953 nmEast E
FortalezaTue 8:48 AM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmSouthwest SW

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