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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 5:00:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 67%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:27 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 14' South, Longitude: 3° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.52 meters/second, 1585.9 km/hour, 985.4 miles/hour or 856.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.42 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 28' 27.7"985.30 miWest0° 10' 34.4"12.11 miNorth985.65 mi
24 hours12° 16' 38.1"835.76 miEast4° 23' 34.7"301.89 miNorth893.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 5:00 AM677 km421 miles366 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméThu 5:00 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 5:00 AM1721 km1069 miles929 nmNorth N
AccraThu 5:00 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaThu 6:00 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmEast E
LibrevilleThu 6:00 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmNortheast NE
LomeThu 5:00 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 5:00 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmNorth N
Porto NovoThu 6:00 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosThu 6:00 AM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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