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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 11:48:00 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 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
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 km420 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 AM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmSouthwest SW

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