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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: 67%
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 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 11' South
Longitude: 7° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.59 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.43 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 28.9"985.53 miwest0° 10' 35.1"12.13 minorth985.88 mi
24 hours12° 16' 12.5"835.45 mieast4° 23' 45.8"302.13 minorth893.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 5:14 AM652 km405 miles352 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanThu 5:14 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNorth N
MonroviaThu 5:14 AM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroThu 5:14 AM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmNorth N
AccraThu 5:14 AM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméThu 5:14 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmNortheast NE
LomeThu 5:14 AM2025 km1258 miles1094 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoThu 6:14 AM2135 km1326 miles1153 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 6:14 AM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmEast-northeast ENE
LagosThu 6:14 AM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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