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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 Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 17:26:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 19%

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 Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 03' North, Longitude: 27° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.32 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' 44.9"5.45 misouth955.88 mi
24 hours11° 11' 14.7"735.90 mieast2° 15' 37.1"155.43 misouth756.55 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 PM328 km204 miles177 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa MariaTue 4:26 PM547 km340 miles296 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaTue 4:26 PM576 km358 miles311 nmSoutheast SE
DakarTue 5:26 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottTue 5:26 PM1255 km780 miles678 nmEast E
BanjulTue 5:26 PM1309 km813 miles707 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauTue 5:26 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakryTue 5:26 PM1794 km1115 miles969 nmEast-southeast ESE
El Aaiún *Tue 6:26 PM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNortheast NE
FreetownTue 5:26 PM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmEast-southeast ESE

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