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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, May 31, 2013 at 06:00:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 56%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, May 31, 2013 at 06:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 39' ||South|
|Longitude: ||5° 55' ||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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.2"||16.64 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||north||16.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 12.6"||998.43 mi||west||0° 11' 19.3"||12.97 mi||north||998.67 mi|
|24 hours||11° 40' 18.2"||803.49 mi||east||4° 33' 43.0"||313.48 mi||north||864.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Fri 6:00 AM||1137 km||707 miles||614 nm|| S|
|Abidjan||Fri 6:00 AM||1231 km||765 miles||665 nm|| N|
|Yamoussoukro||Fri 6:00 AM||1380 km||858 miles||745 nm|| N|
|Accra||Fri 6:00 AM||1391 km||864 miles||751 nm|| NNE|
|Monrovia||Fri 6:00 AM||1430 km||888 miles||772 nm|| NNW|
|Lome||Fri 6:00 AM||1525 km||948 miles||824 nm|| NNE|
|São Tomé||Fri 6:00 AM||1554 km||966 miles||839 nm|| ENE|
|Porto Novo||Fri 7:00 AM||1644 km||1021 miles||888 nm|| NE|
|Lagos||Fri 7:00 AM||1689 km||1049 miles||912 nm|| NE|
|Freetown||Fri 6:00 AM||1761 km||1094 miles||951 nm|| NNW|
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