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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 Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 05:00:00 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: 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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