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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 = Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 12:28:00 PM.

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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: 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 12:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 14' North, Longitude: 24° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.46 meters/second, 1574.9 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.31 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.1"978.38 miWest0° 08' 10.5"9.37 miNorth978.15 mi
24 hours11° 22' 22.7"765.87 miEast2° 56' 44.4"202.52 miNorth787.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaWed 11:28 AM244 km152 miles132 nmNortheast NE
MindeloWed 11:28 AM405 km251 miles218 nmNorth N
Santa MariaWed 11:28 AM434 km269 miles234 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarWed 12:28 PM829 km515 miles448 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThièsWed 12:28 PM885 km550 miles478 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaWed 12:28 PM898 km558 miles485 nmEast E
BanjulWed 12:28 PM909 km565 miles491 nmEast E
ZiguinchorWed 12:28 PM946 km588 miles511 nmEast E
ToubaWed 12:28 PM998 km620 miles539 nmEast-northeast ENE
FarafenniWed 12:28 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmEast E

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