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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 05:00:00 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: 56%

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 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 50' South, Longitude: 8° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.16 meters/second, 1606.2 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.3 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' 08.8"997.95 miwest0° 11' 18.3"12.95 minorth998.20 mi
24 hours11° 41' 31.9"804.58 mieast4° 33' 36.8"313.34 minorth865.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pointe-NoireFri 6:00 AM355 km221 miles192 nmEast-northeast ENE
CabindaFri 6:00 AM371 km231 miles201 nmEast E
DolisieFri 6:00 AM461 km287 miles249 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-GentilFri 6:00 AM564 km351 miles305 nmNorth N
LuandaFri 6:00 AM586 km364 miles317 nmSoutheast SE
LibrevilleFri 6:00 AM692 km430 miles374 nmNorth N
FrancevilleFri 6:00 AM702 km436 miles379 nmNortheast NE
UígeFri 6:00 AM714 km444 miles386 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméFri 5:00 AM722 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrazzavilleFri 6:00 AM734 km456 miles397 nmEast-northeast ENE
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