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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: 97%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:35 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:25 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 17' South, Longitude: 40° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.95 meters/second, 1540.6 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 24' 45.9"957.07 miwest0° 07' 41.0"8.81 misouth956.80 mi
24 hours14° 27' 08.9"959.71 mieast2° 32' 34.3"174.89 misouth969.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaThu 9:58 PM155 km96 miles84 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BlantyreThu 9:58 PM544 km338 miles294 nmWest W
FomboniThu 10:58 PM594 km369 miles321 nmNortheast NE
MoroniThu 10:58 PM614 km382 miles332 nmNortheast NE
MutsamuduThu 10:58 PM653 km406 miles353 nmNortheast NE
MahajangaThu 10:58 PM672 km417 miles363 nmEast E
MamoutzouThu 10:58 PM678 km422 miles366 nmNortheast NE
BeiraThu 9:58 PM679 km422 miles366 nmSouthwest SW
LilongweThu 9:58 PM722 km449 miles390 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeThu 10:58 PM837 km520 miles452 nmEast-southeast ESE
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