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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 Friday, May 10, 2013 at 14:34:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 31' North, Longitude: 32° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.77 meters/second, 1532.8 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.87 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.1"952.14 miwest0° 04' 13.5"4.84 minorth951.96 mi
24 hours11° 39' 32.0"764.82 mieast1° 16' 18.0"87.47 minorth766.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloFri 1:34 PM821 km510 miles443 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaFri 1:34 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarFri 2:34 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottFri 2:34 PM1751 km1088 miles945 nmEast E
BanjulFri 2:34 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauFri 2:34 PM1964 km1220 miles1060 nmEast-southeast ESE
El Aaiún *Fri 3:34 PM2199 km1367 miles1188 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ponta Delgada *Fri 2:34 PM2233 km1387 miles1206 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 2:34 PM2262 km1406 miles1222 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownFri 2:34 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmEast-southeast ESE

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