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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: 19%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 03' North, Longitude: 28° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.33 meters/second, 1538.4 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.3"955.65 miwest0° 04' 45.0"5.45 misouth955.88 mi
24 hours11° 11' 14.1"735.90 mieast2° 15' 39.1"155.47 misouth756.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloTue 4:26 PM355 km221 miles192 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa MariaTue 4:26 PM575 km357 miles310 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaTue 4:26 PM600 km373 miles324 nmSoutheast SE
DakarTue 5:26 PM1199 km745 miles648 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottTue 5:26 PM1283 km797 miles693 nmEast E
BanjulTue 5:26 PM1336 km830 miles721 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauTue 5:26 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakryTue 5:26 PM1819 km1130 miles982 nmEast-southeast ESE
El Aaiún *Tue 6:26 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmNortheast NE
FreetownTue 5:26 PM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmEast-southeast ESE

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