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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 6:58:00 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 06:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 28' South, Longitude: 19° 40' West

The ground speed is currently 446.50 meters/second, 1607.4 kilometres/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.65 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.0"998.72 miWest0° 11' 20.1"12.98 miNorth998.96 mi
24 hours11° 39' 10.9"802.39 miEast4° 33' 47.4"313.54 miNorth863.52 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Georgetown (Ascension Island)Fri 6:58 AM642 km399 miles347 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaFri 6:58 AM1634 km1015 miles882 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 6:58 AM1701 km1057 miles918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeFri 3:58 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmWest W
ConakryFri 6:58 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownFri 6:58 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmSoutheast SE
BissauFri 6:58 AM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 6:58 AM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaFri 3:58 AM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmWest W
AbidjanFri 6:58 AM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmNortheast NE

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