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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 54%

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 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 54' South, Longitude: 63° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.00 meters/second, 1609.2 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.4"999.83 miwest0° 11' 22.4"13.03 minorth1000.06 mi
24 hours11° 35' 42.7"799.13 mieast4° 33' 53.2"313.65 minorth860.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TeféFri 6:00 AM206 km128 miles111 nmNorthwest NW
Porto VelhoFri 6:00 AM427 km265 miles231 nmSouth S
ManausFri 6:00 AM451 km280 miles243 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio BrancoFri 6:00 AM725 km451 miles392 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaFri 6:00 AM726 km451 miles392 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CobijaFri 6:00 AM880 km547 miles475 nmSouthwest SW
MitúFri 5:00 AM998 km620 miles539 nmNorthwest NW
La PazFri 6:00 AM1373 km853 miles742 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownFri 6:00 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboFri 7:00 AM1516 km942 miles819 nmNortheast NE

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