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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 03:10:00 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: 57%

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 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 11' South, Longitude: 35° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.82 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 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"0.22 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 02.1"997.19 miwest0° 11' 16.4"12.91 minorth997.45 mi
24 hours11° 43' 48.0"806.67 mieast4° 33' 22.0"313.06 minorth867.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DodomaFri 6:10 AM34 km21 miles18 nmEast E
ArushaFri 6:10 AM339 km211 miles183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbeyaFri 6:10 AM372 km231 miles201 nmSouthwest SW
Zanzibar CityFri 6:10 AM416 km259 miles225 nmEast E
Dar es SalaamFri 6:10 AM432 km268 miles233 nmEast E
KarongaFri 5:10 AM447 km278 miles241 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MwanzaFri 6:10 AM493 km306 miles266 nmNorthwest NW
MombasaFri 6:10 AM526 km327 miles284 nmEast-northeast ENE
NairobiFri 6:10 AM563 km350 miles304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MzuzuFri 5:10 AM604 km375 miles326 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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