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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 12:48:00 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 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 16' North, Longitude: 29° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.38 meters/second, 1574.6 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 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' 45.7"978.19 miWest0° 08' 09.2"9.34 miNorth977.96 mi
24 hours11° 22' 31.3"765.89 miEast2° 56' 09.5"201.86 miNorth787.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloWed 11:48 AM654 km407 miles353 nmNortheast NE
PraiaWed 11:48 AM703 km437 miles380 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarWed 12:48 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmEast E
BanjulWed 12:48 PM1433 km891 miles774 nmEast E
BissauWed 12:48 PM1553 km965 miles839 nmEast E
NouakchottWed 12:48 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryWed 12:48 PM1805 km1122 miles975 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownWed 12:48 PM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaWed 9:48 AM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MonroviaWed 12:48 PM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmEast-southeast ESE

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