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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: 78%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:25 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 6:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 2° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.70 meters/second, 1557.7 km/hour, 967.9 miles/hour or 841.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.13 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 26' 21.0"967.75 miwest0° 09' 00.6"10.32 minorth968.13 mi
24 hours13° 03' 46.8"875.54 mieast3° 55' 20.9"269.63 minorth922.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 4:00 AM409 km254 miles221 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaWed 5:00 AM1797 km1117 miles971 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméWed 4:00 AM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleWed 5:00 AM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanWed 4:00 AM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmNorth N
AccraWed 4:00 AM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmNorth N
KinshasaWed 5:00 AM2225 km1383 miles1201 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleWed 5:00 AM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmEast-northeast ENE
WindhoekWed 5:00 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmEast-southeast ESE
LomeWed 4:00 AM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmNorth N

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