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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 03:50:00 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: 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 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 03' South, Longitude: 25° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.94 meters/second, 1605.4 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
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.7"997.47 miwest0° 11' 17.1"12.92 minorth997.73 mi
24 hours11° 42' 58.0"805.90 mieast4° 33' 28.0"313.17 minorth866.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mbuji-MayiFri 5:50 AM241 km150 miles130 nmWest W
BujumburaFri 5:50 AM497 km309 miles268 nmNortheast NE
BukavuFri 5:50 AM520 km323 miles281 nmNortheast NE
RutanaFri 5:50 AM524 km326 miles283 nmEast-northeast ENE
GitegaFri 5:50 AM546 km339 miles295 nmEast-northeast ENE
TshikapaFri 5:50 AM552 km343 miles298 nmWest W
NgoziFri 5:50 AM570 km354 miles308 nmNortheast NE
RuyigiFri 5:50 AM573 km356 miles310 nmEast-northeast ENE
ButareFri 5:50 AM584 km363 miles315 nmNortheast NE
LucapaFri 4:50 AM613 km381 miles331 nmWest-southwest WSW

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