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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, May 31, 2013 at 6:00:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 06:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 39' South, Longitude: 5° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.34 meters/second, 1606.8 km/hour, 998.4 miles/hour or 867.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.64 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.6"998.35 miWest0° 11' 19.3"12.97 miNorth998.59 mi
24 hours11° 40' 19.5"803.46 miEast4° 33' 42.9"313.45 miNorth864.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 6:00 AM1137 km706 miles614 nmSouth S
AbidjanFri 6:00 AM1227 km762 miles662 nmNorth N
AccraFri 6:00 AM1378 km856 miles744 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 6:00 AM1380 km857 miles745 nmNorth N
MonroviaFri 6:00 AM1442 km896 miles779 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LoméFri 6:00 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméFri 6:00 AM1528 km949 miles825 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoFri 7:00 AM1627 km1011 miles878 nmNortheast NE
LagosFri 7:00 AM1671 km1038 miles902 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 6:00 AM1775 km1103 miles959 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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