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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 05:14:00 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 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 11' South, Longitude: 6° 48' 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"16.42 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 28.7"985.45 miwest0° 10' 35.1"12.13 minorth985.80 mi
24 hours12° 16' 14.4"835.42 mieast4° 23' 45.1"302.09 minorth892.98 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 AM645 km401 miles348 nmSouth S
AbidjanThu 5:14 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmNorth N
MonroviaThu 5:14 AM1879 km1167 miles1014 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraThu 5:14 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 5:14 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmNorth N
São ToméThu 5:14 AM1898 km1180 miles1025 nmNortheast NE
LomeThu 5:14 AM2012 km1250 miles1087 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoThu 6:14 AM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 6:14 AM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmEast-northeast ENE
LagosThu 6:14 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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