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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 03:40:00 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 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' South, Longitude: 28° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.91 meters/second, 1605.3 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 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' 04.0"997.40 miwest0° 11' 16.9"12.92 minorth997.66 mi
24 hours11° 43' 10.4"806.09 mieast4° 33' 26.6"313.14 minorth867.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RutanaFri 5:40 AM312 km194 miles168 nmNortheast NE
BujumburaFri 5:40 AM328 km204 miles177 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GitegaFri 5:40 AM352 km219 miles190 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RuyigiFri 5:40 AM369 km229 miles199 nmNortheast NE
NgoziFri 5:40 AM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukavuFri 5:40 AM402 km250 miles217 nmNorth N
ButareFri 5:40 AM423 km263 miles228 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MuyingaFri 5:40 AM431 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GitaramaFri 5:40 AM476 km296 miles257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GomaFri 5:40 AM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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