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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 02:50:00 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 02:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 15' South, Longitude: 40° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.76 meters/second, 1604.7 km/hour, 997.1 miles/hour or 866.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 00.8"997.05 miwest0° 11' 16.0"12.90 minorth997.31 mi
24 hours11° 44' 13.2"807.05 mieast4° 33' 18.8"313.00 minorth868.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Zanzibar CityFri 5:50 AM119 km74 miles64 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamFri 5:50 AM126 km78 miles68 nmWest-southwest WSW
MombasaFri 5:50 AM251 km156 miles136 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaFri 5:50 AM501 km311 miles270 nmWest W
ArushaFri 5:50 AM509 km316 miles275 nmNorthwest NW
GarissaFri 5:50 AM644 km400 miles348 nmNorth N
NairobiFri 5:50 AM669 km416 miles361 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniFri 5:50 AM686 km426 miles371 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KismayoFri 5:50 AM698 km434 miles377 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FomboniFri 5:50 AM769 km478 miles415 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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