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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 04:00:00 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: 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 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 02' South, Longitude: 23° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.98 meters/second, 1605.5 km/hour, 997.6 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 05.3"997.54 miwest0° 11' 17.3"12.93 minorth997.79 mi
24 hours11° 42' 45.7"805.71 mieast4° 33' 29.3"313.20 minorth866.80 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 6:00 AM28 km17 miles15 nmEast-southeast ESE
TshikapaFri 6:00 AM286 km178 miles155 nmWest W
LucapaFri 5:00 AM391 km243 miles211 nmSouthwest SW
BujumburaFri 6:00 AM728 km452 miles393 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuenaFri 5:00 AM740 km460 miles400 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KisanganiFri 6:00 AM752 km467 miles406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubumbashiFri 6:00 AM771 km479 miles416 nmSoutheast SE
GitegaFri 6:00 AM784 km487 miles424 nmEast-northeast ENE
ButareFri 6:00 AM804 km500 miles434 nmEast-northeast ENE
RuyigiFri 6:00 AM816 km507 miles440 nmEast-northeast ENE
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