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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: 68%
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 Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 26' South
Longitude: 13° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.19 meters/second, 1584.7 km/hour, 984.7 miles/hour or 855.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.41 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 28' 22.3"984.64 miwest0° 10' 31.3"12.05 minorth984.99 mi
24 hours12° 18' 35.5"837.50 mieast4° 22' 42.2"300.91 minorth894.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaThu 4:50 AM177 km110 miles95 nmNorth N
MalanjeThu 4:50 AM360 km223 miles194 nmEast-northeast ENE
UígeThu 4:50 AM374 km232 miles202 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboThu 4:50 AM380 km236 miles205 nmSoutheast SE
LubangoThu 4:50 AM497 km309 miles269 nmSouth S
CabindaThu 4:50 AM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pointe-NoireThu 4:50 AM641 km399 miles346 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MenongueThu 4:50 AM678 km421 miles366 nmSoutheast SE
DolisieThu 4:50 AM691 km429 miles373 nmNorth N
KinshasaThu 4:50 AM715 km444 miles386 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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