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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 04:50:00 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 04:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 52' South, Longitude: 11° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.13 meters/second, 1606.1 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.2 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' 08.2"997.88 miwest0° 11' 18.1"12.94 minorth998.13 mi
24 hours11° 41' 44.1"804.77 mieast4° 33' 35.8"313.32 minorth865.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CabindaFri 5:50 AM108 km67 miles58 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pointe-NoireFri 5:50 AM138 km86 miles74 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DolisieFri 5:50 AM242 km150 miles130 nmNortheast NE
LuandaFri 5:50 AM393 km244 miles212 nmSouth-southeast SSE
UígeFri 5:50 AM462 km287 miles249 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrazzavilleFri 5:50 AM479 km298 miles259 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaFri 5:50 AM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-northeast ENE
FrancevilleFri 5:50 AM534 km332 miles289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-GentilFri 5:50 AM631 km392 miles341 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalanjeFri 5:50 AM692 km430 miles374 nmSoutheast SE
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