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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: 2%

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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 07' North, Longitude: 12° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.67 meters/second, 1575.6 km/hour, 979.0 miles/hour or 850.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.32 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.9"978.85 miwest0° 08' 13.7"9.43 minorth978.62 mi
24 hours11° 22' 01.7"765.83 mieast2° 58' 11.2"204.18 minorth787.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TambacoundaWed 11:38 AM114 km71 miles61 nmNorthwest NW
GabúWed 11:38 AM175 km109 miles94 nmWest-southwest WSW
BafatáWed 11:38 AM222 km138 miles120 nmWest-southwest WSW
BokéWed 11:38 AM287 km179 miles155 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FarafenniWed 11:38 AM301 km187 miles163 nmWest W
BissauWed 11:38 AM327 km203 miles177 nmWest-southwest WSW
KindiaWed 11:38 AM340 km211 miles183 nmSouth S
ZiguinchorWed 11:38 AM376 km234 miles203 nmWest W
ToubaWed 11:38 AM380 km236 miles205 nmWest-northwest WNW
BanjulWed 11:38 AM405 km251 miles218 nmWest W

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