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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 Friday, May 31, 2013 at 02:00:00 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: 58%

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 Friday, May 31, 2013 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 24' South, Longitude: 52° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.59 meters/second, 1604.1 km/hour, 996.8 miles/hour or 866.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 29' 57.8"996.69 miwest0° 11' 15.1"12.89 minorth996.95 mi
24 hours11° 45' 16.8"808.02 mieast4° 33' 10.0"312.83 minorth869.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 6:00 AM396 km246 miles214 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniFri 5:00 AM1158 km719 miles625 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuFri 5:00 AM1216 km756 miles657 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamFri 5:00 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 5:00 AM1480 km920 miles799 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisFri 6:00 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisFri 6:00 AM1636 km1017 miles883 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NairobiFri 5:00 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaFri 5:00 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmWest W
LilongweFri 4:00 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmWest-southwest WSW

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